Prevention And Prevention Of Immunization

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Immunization can be defined as the process in which a person, typically at an infant age, is made immune to infectious diseases usually through the administration of vaccines. Doctors and healthcare providers recommend vaccainations to infants to protect them from common diseases that can be deadly especially to young children and infants. The process, as explained by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is referred to as the “4:3:1:3 series,” which represents the number of dosages of vaccines required to fend off diseases such as mealses, mumps, tetsnus, and many others (“Immunization”). In recent years there has been a movement mainly empowered by new mothers to forgo some or all vaccinations for their children. The following paragraphs will include an anylsis uncovering what has caused a decrease in vaccinations of children, as well as, exploring what effects this has had on the community. When observing statsically research over the past two decades there seems to be two consistent themes for reasonings behind forgoing vaccinations of children which will be discussed later. However, these two reasonings might shed light on the topic and help explain the existence of this trend. A report released by the California Department of Public Safety shows that there has been an increase for both public and private schools from 2007 to 2014 of 2.6% to 5.7% of students receiving expemtions from vaccinations at the statewide level. The report also illistrated that
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