Vaccines are also known as immunizations to help keep children healthy. There are pros and cons with vaccines, and establish some hazards. There are different types of vaccines; Pertussis, MMR, Chicken pox, and Meningitis. One main question I was looking at is? Does the risk of the disease outweigh the risk of the vaccine? Vaccines play a large role in lowering the risk of exposure to diseases. Reactions are very mild. Adults believe that vaccines work the same way that natural immunity works.
Vaccinations should be mandatory because they are not as harmful as they are perceived to be. Their reputations are very poorly because many people feel its unsafe, and read things from unreliable information. According to the article, Childhood Vaccines, “Vaccines are generally safe. The protection provided by vaccines far outweighs the very small risk of serious problems. Vaccines have made many serious childhood diseases rare today” (Sara, and Nylen). When it comes to vaccinations, the pros outweigh