Pros And Cons Of Vaccination

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Natural Immunity Vaccination occurs at an early age in childhood and booster shots are usually required for some as the child gets older. When a child is born, the first shot the baby receives is Hepatitis B, it “acts as a safety net, reducing the risk of getting the disease from moms or family members who may not know they are infected with Hepatitis B, it also protects other people from the disease because children with hepatitis B usually don’t have symptoms, but they may pass the disease to others without anyone knowing they were infected” (CDC, 2017). Every country is different depending on money and research of scheduling of vaccines can differ, when it comes to immunization that country will administer the vaccine and then wait until they are older to admit another booster shot. According to Bromberg Bar-Yam (2000) findings, “some protection against the diseases for infants who are most vulnerable, but rather than offering boosters throughout childhood, the children can gain natural lifetime immunity by catching the disease. If they have not caught the disease by the time they are ten or twelve years old, they are given a follow-up booster” (p.39) It is wiser for a child to receive a vaccination that will help a child to develop immunity and provides protection against other future infections. According, to Frontline: The Vaccination Wars even though there has been a decrease in “16 communicable diseases” (PBS, 2010) eradicated parents remain concerned about the

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