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Should we require vaccines?

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Undovic88Undovic88 (PRO)
I’d like to start with a few facts so the other side can make their argument.

-almost 9 percent of the world population can NOT have vaccines for they are allergic to some- or all Vaccines. 

That is the ONLY reason I see this to be an issue.
Obviously those allergic to vaccines shouldn’t be forced to get them, but what about everyone else?

We could irradiate certain viruses by forcing

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2018-04-27 22:25:16
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CalebfizzelCalebfizzel (CON)
vaccines are a good thing yes, vaccines can eradicate viruses 
but we can not force anyone to do this vaccines among many things are supposed to be a free choice now theres ways to make people get them certain jobs and other things can require you to be vaccinated or get you kicked but as a federal law to force you to be vaccinated 
as you stated 9% of the world is allergic to vaccines so individual users could have issues with a vaccine im not saying its right but the government has been legally debating this topic for years one of the closer ones they came to was the jacobson vs massachusetts case  wear they decided that personal liberties may be suspended for "common good"  but eventually the decision got left to the states  but the question remains should we?   no i dont think we should yes, there good but denying people there right to choose will cause an uproar of problems and often times religion and parental beliefs conflict with what people say should happen 

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2018-04-28 00:58:49
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Undovic88Undovic88 (PRO)
"Okay so my phone glitched and cut my part short, just thought I should add that.

I already mentioned the 9%, so adding that shouldn't have happened. 

Among the few religions with an absolute objection to vaccines include:

  • Churches that rely on faith healing including small Christian churches that believe in faith healing over medical care, such as Church of the First Born, End Time Ministries, Faith Assembly, Faith Tabernacle, First Century Gospel Church.
  • The First Church of Christ, Scientist—Christian Scientists believe in healing through prayer and think that vaccines aren't necessary
 
These religions make up less than 0.5% of america.

Parental beliefs are bullshit. I'm just saying this now. You're 100 times more likely to be hit with lightning than you are to have an allergic reaction to vaccines. Any WELL EDUCATED parent wouldn't refuse to get their kid vaccinated. They say its dangerous, unhealthy, causes autism etc which all together just isn't true. 

Lets say you could refuse vaccinations due to religion and allergies. That's still only 9.5% of the US and is still enough to get everyone else vaccinated so we can eradicate many viruses. Vaccines don't only eradicate viruses, they protect those who get  it from them. 

Here is a direct quote from the CDC website.
"An August 27, 2010MMWRreport entitled “Thompson MG et al. Updated Estimates of Mortality Associated with Seasonal Influenza through the 2006-2007 Influenza Season. MMWR 2010; 59(33): 1057-1062.,” provided estimates of the range of flu-associated deaths that occurred in the United States during the three decades prior to 2007. CDC estimated that from the 1976-1977 season to the 2006-2007 flu season, flu-associated deaths ranged from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people.

On December 9, 2016, CDC posted estimates of seasonal flu deaths from more recent seasons in the United States. CDC estimates that from 2010-2011 to 2013-2014, influenza-associated deaths in the United States ranged from a low of 12,000 (during 2011-2012) to a high of 56,000 (during 2012-2013). Death certificate data and weekly influenza virus surveillance information was used to estimate how many flu-related deaths occurred among people whose underlying cause of death on their death certificate included respiratory or circulatory causes."

If we eradicated influenza alone, we would be saving a mass amount of lives. You can not tell me that these lives are meant to be in vein. 




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2018-04-28 23:08:23
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