Should Vaccination Of All Children Be Made Mandatory By Law?

867 WordsJul 19, 20154 Pages
This paper will explore “Should Vaccination of All Children Be Made Mandatory by Law?” This effort deals with the fundamental role of vaccine in our life. To Whom It May Concern, ever since the beginning, over two centuries ago, there have been debates over the morals, integrity, effectiveness, and safety of vaccination and immunization. Today, there is a new law that obligates parents to vaccinate their children in order for them to enroll into a public school, which has started a massive disarray and disagreement towards this issue (Sears, 2011). Parents, health care specialists, nurses and teachers all have a stance on this issue. Parents contend that they have the right, and it is they who should have the final say on whether or not to vaccinate their children. On the opposing end, Nurses and health care officials are concerned that by allowing parents to make that decision, children will not be vaccinated or will have incomplete vaccines, therefore exposing all children to contract vaccine-preventable diseases (Allen, 2008). Some parents are willing to take the risk, but others are furious and concerned that their child’s health may be at risk. This topic is obviously a promising platform for debate. Parents are worried with their child’s well-being. But, this apprehension can take several directions. Although some parents are certain that vaccines were created to stop the person-to-person transmitted diseases, which otherwise can have serious health implications on
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