There has been a huge controversy concerning vaccination for children from many parents. Many parents had different reason on why they were for or against vaccination. Some for religious purposes, concerned about the long-term side effects. Most parents feel that vaccine is poison. The fact that doctors are injecting something into their child can be terrifying. Others, on the other hand, admire the fact that doctors were taking contributing to preventative healthcare. Calling the shots documentary is extremely informative. With great pleasure, I will share all I’ve learned and my reaction. It is unbelievable how these airborne diseases can easily affect people. To begin with, I honestly didn’t know the importance of vaccination. After watching Calling The Shots, I truly believe that vaccines can save many lives and prevent a lot of diseases. I am now aware of the epidemics that are surfacing the air. It is mind-boggling that many of these diseases, travel in the air and anyone can be affected if they are not shielded. It is better to be safe than sorry. Furthermore, according to the documentary there are huge risks of opting out of the vaccines. Why risk catching something that could’ve been easily prevented with the proper dosage of the vaccine. One thing that stood out to me is the HPV vaccine. HPV can cause cervical cancer and you can avoid all of …show more content…
I learned the importance of the vaccines, that it is much more beneficial than it is harmful. Therefore, opting out of vaccine comes with a lot of risks and threats that parents should take into consideration. Those who are affected are children, if not immediately in the long run. For example, skipping on the HPV vaccination during the allowed age range can cause an individual to develop cervical cancer after being in contact with HPV. I am now more than ever for the idea of
Being a part of a family that believes in vaccination, I also grew to believe it. Now that I am old enough to understand what it is and can find more reasons as to why we should have it. It made more a believer, that all children should be vaccinated. Children deserve to be safe and healthy. We are all entitled to our opinions, but there are many facts out there that can tell us reasons why vaccines are good for us.
Vaccines have and always will be a huge topic. There are different reasons why people do become vaccinated, and there are also reasons of why some people do not believe in being vaccinated. As a medical assistant, we need to be respectful to all our patients. We are not to argue with our patients because of something we think they should have done. We can provide the patient with facts about what has been found about certain diseases and if there is a vaccine available for that disease.
By getting vaccinated people are not only looking out for themselves they are also looking out for the people close to them. When a person gets vaccinated they do not have to worry about getting sick and they also do not have to worry about being the reason their family and friends get sick either. Also vaccinations, can mean the difference between life and death. If a deadly disease is going around and a person is not vaccinated they have a higher chance of contracting the disease and getting deathly ill. People against vaccinations would say that vaccinations are what cause the illness, which is why they refuse to get them.
The number of people who choose not to immunize is steadily increasing, and has been on the rise since the 1980 's. Should children’s health be at risk for the greater good of community health? The news today is full of tragic stories about complications of vaccine use and there have been injuries from the beginning of vaccine use due to incomplete data on the side effects. The injuries have also brought about changes in the way vaccines are manufactured. The only way to get around the vaccine is to claim religious or medical exception.
Immunizations can save a child’s life; due to the medical advances that have taken place, kids are now protected from many illness/ diseases. At one point in time, Polio was a horrible illness that is now preventable by simply receiving a shot (USDHHS, n.d.). Immunizations protect not only the individual receiving the vaccination, but others as well. Certain individuals are not suitable for specific vaccinations, therefore, if everyone else has the vaccination, the people who cannot are more likely to be safe from the illness (USDHHS, n.d). Generally, immunizations are safe, effective, cheaper in the long run, and can save families time.
Many people think they should not get themselves or their children vaccinated because of the side effects that could occur after receiving the vaccination. Side effects such as headache, fever, rash, redness, and tenderness at the site of the injection are all common side effects. However, there are more serious side effects that could require hospitalization, or result in death.
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? That is the question. Vaccination has sparked heated debate since its development amongst the following groups; parents, naturopaths, medical professionals, etc. Fuel has been added to the fire of the vaccine debate by the media and anti-vaxxer fear mongering tactics, making it hard for those considering vaccination, to decipher fact from myth. It is vital that we first understand the facts rather than believing the latest rumor before making an informed decision to vaccinate or not.
Many parents want what’s best for their children, especially when it comes to their child's health. One of the most controversial topics today is whether or not to give children the required vaccinations. By choosing to vaccinate a child you could potentially determine the future for that child and diseases they could and could not be exposed to. The real question is, Why should you vaccinate? It is important for parents to know all of the facts before they make the decision to vaccinate.
While only they are putting their children at great risk with no shots (Hay). Immunizations have prevented 90% of diseases in the world these days are from spreading (CDC). Parents need to see specialized people for any type of misinformed questions that they have on vaccinations. Today, even though people think that vaccinations are required at a certain age in school, as they should be there are exemptions from them (CDC). People do use religious and opinionated excuses to prevent their children from becoming vaccinated.
Most of these controversies are misconceptions. For example, the influenza vaccination is often mistaken to be able to cause someone to get the flu; however, this is not a live vaccine so that is not even possible. They must obtain the flu before they get the vaccine. Since many of the negative thoughts of vaccines are misconceptions many doctors recommend their patients get vaccines, especially their patients with weaker immune systems. Groups of people
Purpose of Investigation Getting vaccinated is a controversial issue that affects the public’s safety. How do vaccinations affect a society? Disease prevention is sought after in communities, but preventing disease through vaccines is controversial. Comparison
It was understandable as to why parents who viewed this documentary would soon be struck with fear and hesitance of the DTP vaccine. This fear-inducing media is what is still seen in modern society. Highly influential people, such as actors and actresses, will openly show their support of the anti-vaccine campaign through the media. They use their influence to spread the same fears they hold of vaccinations. Just like in 1982 with the DTP vaccination, many vaccines in modern society are being feared and therefore not being administered, as they should.
Many people may think that vaccination is a bad thing, that instead of preventing it causes illness, that is not natural. Natural or not, there are many reasons as to why we should vaccinate us and the younger generation. Most of the time children don’t like vaccination because it hurt, but is the responsibility of a parent to seek the wellbeing of his or her child. Vaccination it’s a preventive measure of various diseases. Unfortunately, things like the anti-vaccination movement, the misinformation on the Internet, and the believe that vaccination causes more damage than is worth, have led our society to think that it’s right not to vaccinate.
Vaccinations can help prevent future diseases or viruses in the upcoming life of a child. According to an article from vaccines.gov, “Because of advances in medical science, your child can be protected against more diseases than ever before. Some diseases that once injured or killed thousands of children, have been eliminated completely and others are close to extinction- primarily due to stay safe and effective vaccinations.” Throughout the years more viruses have been prevented due to vaccinations in children. There has also been an increase in the amount of children that get vaccinations at a young age.