Should Children Be Mandatory For Children?

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Shots may hurt a little, but the diseases they can prevent are a lot worse. Some are even life-threatening. Immunization shots, or vaccinations, are essential in order to obtain resistance to these illnesses. Natural active immunity is acquired in the course of daily life. When you catch a virus or a bacterium, your immune system fights if off, and memory cells are created for the next meeting. Artificial active immunity is developed through vaccinations. It is mandatory for infants and school-aged children to have some of these vaccinations as they build their body’s immune response. Although the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) does not set immunization requirements for schools or child care centers, each state decides which…show more content…
CDC, FDA, AMA, and UNICEF are just a few that have one goal in common: to keep children safe and healthy. On the other hand, it is a common belief that medical choice and their rights are of a personal nature. Medical decisions for children should be left to the parents with the positives and negatives both available for them to come to a conclusion. Although it is extremely rare, receiving a vaccination may expose the patient to potential adverse reactions. These reactions can include headaches, dizziness, vomiting, convulsions, and even death which are a risk some are not willing to make. In the event that a vaccine is received, it will have an overall effect on our body. The purpose of vaccinations is to introduce a pathogen to the immune system so that a person can develop immunity to it without having to experience the disease. Specifically, the lymphatic system is both the transport system for the immune system and houses the lymphocytes. It is a unique circulatory system that works along with the cardiovascular system to accomplish four functions. The lymphatic system recycles fluids lost form the cardiovascular system, transports pathogens to the lymph nodes where they can be destroyed, stores and matures some types of white blood cells, and absorbs glycerol and fatty acids from food. Lymph nodes are concentrated in several regions of the body including the
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