Vaccination Argumentative Essay

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Vaccine preventable infections cause more deaths annually than HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, or car accidents. According to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, approximately 50,000 adults die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States. Yes, I mean preventable. Having a safe and simple vaccine goes a long way in protecting your health, your wallet, and your family. Why DON’T people go out and get vaccinated? There are many reasons that one may not want to be vaccinated, but the bottom line is that we all need to be vaccinated. Though it is commonly argued that vaccines could make you ill with the disease you are being vaccinated for, it is simply untrue. Even when there are live viruses, or killed viruses in the…show more content…
However, you cannot repeat that statement with one hundred percent confidence. In the event that you come down with illness, it will cost far more than it would have cost to prevent it in the first place. Haven’t you ever heard the saying: “It’s better safe than sorry?” Vaccine preventable diseases are not insignificant, and they are not always simple. These diseases could be sidelining, leaving their victims sick for a week or longer. This is tough for adults who must work, or must take care of their children or their parents or grandparents. By not getting a vaccine for your preventable illness, you are putting everyone around you at risk in the event that your illness is contagious. So for your own sake and the sake of the people you love, get vaccinated! If you are unsure of becoming vaccinated, take this from the professionals. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that we as human beings get vaccinated from birth through adulthood to protect us from all of the disease that we cannot see coming for us. Believe it or not, sometimes it’s not all about money. These vaccines do have a real purpose in our lives, and our families’

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