Is It Really Worth The Shot?

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Is It Really Worth the Shot? Congratulations, you vaccinated your child to protect them, you should feel proud, however, now they are experiencing trouble breathing. Could they be experiencing adverse reactions from the vaccines? Today, there are many vaccines, they are in such high demand that even a simple flu has a vaccine. Vaccines are created to protect us. The main function of vaccines, it to build our immune system and fight against many bacteria. However, adverse reactions have become severe over the last couple of years, leaving some parents with no child. Therefore, parents shouldn’t be punished for not vaccinating their children because, vaccines can cause many adverse reactions and death in children. Vaccines are a social…show more content…
He believed that vaccines for mumps, measles, and rubella or MMR are unsafe due to the fact that all these vaccines have thimerosal. Thimerosal prevents contamination and is also a preservative. Thimerosal contains mercury which is harmful for the brain. He claimed, “Government health agencies colluded with Big Pharma to hide the risks of thimerosal from the public. . . . A chilling case study of institutional arrogance, power, and greed” (qtd. in Vaccination Nation, 2012). He concluded that children were poisoned by the pharmaceutical industry. This idea led people to believe vaccines cause autism, which is another danger. The rubella or MMR vaccine contains live microorganisms. According to one article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, written by Bridget Kuahn, “The MMR vaccine can cause febrile seizures and this vaccine can cause inflammation in some individuals with severe immune deficiencies” (2014). This statement proves that vaccines have effects in the brain, which is another reason society believes vaccines can cause autism. Another example of adverse side effects from vaccines is the polio vaccine. The polio disease can trigger the disease in the body. The polio vaccine has “inactivated” polio microorganisms, and can trigger an infection. In the article, Vaccines: The Real Issues in Vaccine Safety, written by Roberta Kwok, a writer. She talks about a father, John, who vaccinated his son. She states, “David,
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