Vaccination Persuasive Essay

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While many may argue otherwise, saying that money or other earthly things are the most important thing to live for, health is the most important thing while living on planet earth. Even the super-rich agree that time on this earth should not be taken for granted and cannot be bought with money. Within society today, there are many controversial issues. Money, greed, morals, religion, and politics are along the top of the leaderboard. While these issues may keep the country separated on certain issues, they have nothing to do with health. One way that we can stay healthy is through vaccinations. Getting vaccinations should be forced onto those who are able to receive the vaccine because it keeps us healthy, keeps our loved ones safe, and …show more content…

Some children cannot get vaccinations for various reasons. They are at risk every day because they will not be immune to these diseases if they come across them. Other children may carry the disease, and their parents did not decide to immunize them, giving the helpless, unvaccinated other child no chance to overcome the disease. Polio, for example is one disease that was very prominent in the ‘50s and ‘60s, soon after, a vaccine was created. A 2017 study show that, “Polio does still exist, although polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated more than 350,000 cases to 22 reported cases in 2017. This reduction is the result of the global effort to eradicate the disease.” (http://www.who.int/features/qa/07/en/) This is over a 99% decrease in the reported polio rates. This shows the upside to vaccinations. And while this is great example of how well vaccinations work, there are many other preventable diseases that have taken a turn for the worst. All of which are because the lack of vaccinations given to young children. Measles, for example, is one of those that was no given to many children at birth and is showing its true identity

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