Argument Against Vaccination

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ABSTRACT Vaccination is an artificial method of creating immunization to certain disease. Although vaccines are assumed safe, they have been associated with numerous health hazards. The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program compensates people injured by vaccines. Under the new law which is going into effect July 1, 2016, children are banned from private and public school unless they meet the vaccination requirements. Some uncommon facts regarding vaccines are presented. BASICS Every child is born with a temporary natural immunity to some diseases. When people get infected with a virus or bacteria, antibodies are formed to attack it. Antibodies help to prevent people from getting sick in the future. Vaccination is an artificial method of creating …show more content…

“Studies designed to examine the long-term effects of the cumulative number of vaccines or other aspects of the immunization schedule have not been conducted.” (Institute of Medicine, 2013) MANDATORY VACCINATION Under current law a parent could exempt their child from any or all vaccines required for school attendance. The new Senate Bill 277 signed into law on June 30, 2015 that is going into effect July 1, 2016 deletes from California law the “personal or philosophical beliefs exemption” from required vaccinations. Those children who are not completely up-to-date on every state mandated vaccine will be denied a public and private education. SB 277 impacts children in private or public elementary or secondary school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center. There are two exemptions to the new law – medical exemption and homeschooling/ or independent study programs. The independent study programs with classroom-based instruction are subject to immunization requirements. SB 277 leaves an open door for additional vaccines to be added for “any other disease deemed appropriate” by CDC. (,

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