Vaccine Pros And Cons Essay

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The Good the Bad and the Vaccine Vaccines, a term that gives some parents the peace of mind and makes some parents anxious. Vaccines makes our bodies ready to fight disease and viruses more effectively by introducing our body to microscopic amounts of viruses and bacteria. Common deadly diseases such as small pox that took many lives has now been eliminated because of the smallpox vaccine. In the past common diseases such as polio, rubella is now a rare case because of vaccination. To prevent public out break, Vaccination for childhood diseases such as pertussis, polio, measles, diphtheria, rubella is now mandatory for children attending public schools in Canada. Vacation to most parents are not options rather an essential for living just…show more content…
In 2004 it was revealed that Lancet was “paid by attorneys seeking to file lawsuits against vaccine manufacturers”, and “Lancet formally retracted the paper itself.”. the data and evidenced was falsified by Wakefield, resulting in Wakefield getting banned from practicing. Mercury in vaccine? Just after MMR and its link with autism was debunked, the vaccine critics pointed fingers at “thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in some vaccines.”. Mercury in high amounts is known to have negative neurological effects. The amount of mercury found in thimerosal was more than the amount approved by the FDA. Upon this discovery, the FDA made it mandatory for vaccine companies to either get rid of thimerosal or reduce the amount of it from the vaccines. In 2001 a comprehensive study by The Institute of Medicine concluded that there was not sufficient evidence linking mercury in vaccines and neurodevelopmental disorders. Thimerosal is not used in most vaccines today except for a few influenza vaccines. Vaccines free of thimerosal did not drop the rate of autism rather the number of autism cases
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