Pros And Cons Of Vaccines

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Vaccines are safe, and one of the greatest developments in the 20th century that improves our health and longevity. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends 9 vaccines that are covered in 29 doses, but there is no federal law that mandates vaccinations. There is a large debate over the morality of forcing people to vaccinate. Many people do not fully understand what a vaccine is, and this may cause some confusion and evasion. A vaccine protects and prepares a body for exposure to a particular disease. This allows the body to develop an immunity to that disease and to build a resistance if contracted in its lifetime. This paper will provide sufficient evidence that shows the development and research spent creating vaccines as well as the impact they provide to society. First, explaining what vaccinations are as well as their benefits to the body. Then, the large impact that they can have when administered universally to improve the overall health of humans. Finally, explaining what the side effects are, in comparison to contracting a disease that can occur in humans. The government should step in and mandate vaccinations because they shouldn’t be optional. Vaccines offer protection and should be mandatory since they provide a significant impact for better health. Exactly what are vaccines? Vaccines are made of dead or weakened germs from a particular disease and when injected into the body react by creating antibodies to defend that body. These antibodies build

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