Vaccination Argumentative Essay

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Not all doctors believe in Vaccinations. Dr. Kurt Perkins discusses why not to vaccinate their child. He compares Vaccines and Immunization as he describes “Vaccination is simply injecting something into your body. This does not create immunity for your body. These are 2 totally separate entities.”(Perkins) Also informs us that “Immunity is a natural thing. Vaccines are an artificial thing.”(Perkins) To cure certain diseases like polio there had to be a new invention in vaccines, therefore as science evolved and is evolving artificiality is needed. It is used from artificial limbs to being artificially impregnated. Dr. Perkins also brings up the cost for vaccine damages “On October 1, 1988, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program was created. The government also set up the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System. Since 1991$1.8 …show more content…

There is an opinion I would love to share. It is by a young autistic girl who gives her thoughts on this debate. “It makes me feel like I’m damaged or broken, when I’m not. I was born this way. My brain just works differently than most other people’s. When people talk about vaccines and autism it makes me feel like I’m not a person but a ‘bad result.’ It reminds me that no one wants a kid like me and parents will risk their kid’s lives and everyone else’s just to make sure their kid doesn’t turn out like me.” Which makes me think not only the scientific part of this debate matters but also the human side to this too. There are three sides to this debate. The parents who don’t want to have an autistic child, the parents who do have an autistic child and the autistic children themselves. To some parents autism is the worst thing that can happen to their children. On the other side parents who do have an autistic child love their child no matter what and they are not a mistake. The children themselves are no different than you or me. Some question empathy from the

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