Vaccination And Its Link On Autism

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For years the topic of vaccination and its link to Autism has been a very controversial topic. In America, it has been an intense debate for decades. Many parents feel as though they shouldn’t have to vaccinate or be required to vaccinate their children because vaccinations can cause diseases like autism and even death. Others feel that their children shouldn’t have to risk getting infected by a child that hasn’t been vaccinated. Many people feel as if those who don’t get vaccinated are a danger to society. The government has put protocols in place for children when it comes to vaccinations. The parents who disagree with those protocols make special arrangements for their children, so that they are not exposed to the potential risks of…show more content…
This is because as we become more advanced disease can learn to adapt to vaccines and become stronger; therefore we must create different treatments. Vaccination protocols can save a child’s life. The World Health Organization stated, “…The greatest impacts on the world’s health are clean water and vaccines” (Why Immunise?", 2014). Medical Science advancements have made vaccines that have the ability to protect children for more diseases than ever before. Some deadly disease that killed thousands of children, such as measles or polio, has been practically eliminated due to vaccines. Vaccines not only protect the person being immunized, but they protect those around them. People who haven’t been vaccinated can contract diseases and contaminate children who are too young to be immunized. "Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child." states “Since 2010, there have been between 10,000 and 50,000 cases of whooping cough each year in the United States and about 10 to 20 babies, many of which were too young to be fully vaccinated, died each year.” Many medical organizations, such as the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, state that the current supply of vaccines is the safest in history (“Vaccine Safety.", 2015). Vaccines can contain some degree of harmful ingredients, but they are considered safe if used in the appropriate amount. Although vaccines can save children’s lives, they can sometimes cause
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