Vaccinating Benefits

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Making the World a Better Place; One Vaccine at a Time The world is an imperfect world, and sickness has always been a part of it. This might be true, but that does not mean that the amount of sickness can not be reduced. The world can become a healthier place through vaccinations. Throughout time, people have claimed that vaccines are in fact not beneficial. These people believe that it is their moral decision to vaccinate, or to not vaccinate due to the “high risk factors.” Although they claim that vaccinations are not beneficial, and too risky this claim is faulty. The science behind vaccinating is supported by evidence, and will benefit society as a whole. Many people abide by the phrase “The stronger you are, the better you are.” …show more content…

Many people say that it is cheaper to not vaccinate. These people can say this all they want, but this statement is not accurate. “Vaccines cost less less in time and money to obtain than infectious disease cost in time off of work to care for a sick child, potential long term disability care, and medical costs” (Should, 4). In the moment it might be cheaper to not vaccinate, but the repercussions of not vaccinating could be far more costly. Many people fear what the future may hold for their loved ones that they will leave behind after their death. By vaccinating we can ease that anxiety. “...vaccinated communities can help eradicate diseases for future generations” (Should, 5). By vaccinating we can decrease the chances of terrible outbreaks that could potentially affect our children, and our children’s children to come. Vaccinating in the present can have great benefits for the future. The science behind vaccinating is supported by evidence, and will benefit society as a whole. From strengthening society’s current immunity, helping society’s economic status, to protecting the health of future generations. All of these are reason we should vaccinate, and not take an incorrect “moral

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