Vaccinations Should Be Mandatory

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Vaccinations Should Be Required Vaccinations have been very helpful for all ages of people over many centuries. Vaccinations help protect us from infectious diseases. Most people believe in medicine because it improves people’s health. The first vaccination was performed by Edward Jenner in 1796 stated in the article, “The History of Vaccines And Immunization: Familiar Patterns, New Challenges.” (Stern and Markel n. pag.) Vaccinations have improved tremendously since that time frame. Many people do not believe in vaccinations due to personal opinions like religion or the small effects. Vaccinating should be mandatory for all humans around the world due to the effects, or even death of a infectious diseases. Diseases can be very dangerous for humans to come in contact with. Vaccinations can help prevent people from getting infectious diseases, or even spreading the disease to someone else. Many people do not care about others, when not getting immunizations. People need to have a bigger perspective, when it comes down to yours and others health. Immunizations should be mandatory, no matter what people voice about them. Vaccinations may have downfalls to it like the actual feeling of the shot or side effects that are less likely to develop, but the immunizations help tremendously by preventing and protecting from the disease. The vaccinations have improved so much over the years, so people should not worry about getting immunized. When people do not get immunized, they are not thinking of themselves or others. Vaccines should be administered for all children for all major diseases because of the risk each infectious disease and the need for protection for each child. Many parents worry about their children getting vaccinated, bec... ... middle of paper ... ... vaccinated when they are young. Protecting your child from diseases should be your top priority when it comes down to their health, because of all the diseases in the country can cause major consequences, or even death. It states in the article, “Importance of Vaccines” that vaccination protects children from serious illness and complications of vaccine-preventable diseases which can include amputation of an arm or leg, paralysis of limbs, hearing loss, convulsions, brain damage, and death. (Importance n. pag.) The article makes me come to conclusions, there are many risk to take when not getting vaccinated. With immunizations, you are not only protecting your child from the disease, but protecting them from all the complications that could happen like the article “Importance of Vaccines,” states. (Importance n. pag.) Not only does vaccinations protect children from
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