The Benefits Of Vaccination

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Vaccination has always been a controversial medical topic around the world since their inception in 1796.

It has been debated that the morality, ethics, effectiveness and safety of vaccination and immunisation, and of whether the risk of side effects from the vaccines exceeds the benefits that they can bring to us.

The debate surrounds the morality, ethics, effectiveness and safety of vaccination and immunisation, and of whether the risk of side effects from the vaccines exceeds the benefits that they can bring to us.

However, vaccination has brought more good than harm as it has proven to be an effective way of saving children, as well as the community from preventable diseases, it benefits families with the costs, time and protects
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Your elderly parents and grandparents, newborn babies, your loved ones and others who may have weak immune systems, all rely upon you and everyone else the community to make the choice for vaccination. Samantha Reade was a 19-old-mum who lost her first child, Kristian to pertussis (whooping cough). At just 14 days of age, the deadly whooping cough took his life, Samantha could not do anything to save her child, he was too little to be immunised against the illness. She didn 't know where he got the disease, maybe in the hospital, maybe it was when she was pregnant. This wouldn 't have happened if people were vaccinated, families shouldn 't have to go through the fear of when they discover a disease that may kill their child, they shouldn 't have to go through the pain, grief and loss. Vaccination is not an individual choice, it is a community responsibility, we should take up our part in our community to protect all the children. We should be vaccinated to protect the ones we care about, our family and everyone else in the community. We think that it’s not going to happen to us, but the truth is that, it…show more content…
Any medication can cause severe adverse reactions but the chances to get it from vaccines are at only one per millions of dose, and some are so rare that the risk cannot be accurately assessed. These statistics from the CDC clearly shows that severe condition from vaccine injections are extremely rare. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), immunisation averts around 2 to 3 million deaths every year, which equates to roughly 285 people saved every hour. Compare the chances of having a serious adverse reaction to how many people are saved. The risk of it is small compared to the lives that vaccination has saved.The statistics from the CDC shows that the benefits of vaccination greatly outweigh the slight risk and that many more deaths would occur without these
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