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Evaluation Immunisation Immunity is given to children to protect them from developing disease. However this protection is artificial immunity to stop and prevent damages by organisms or toxins. For example many children may become infected with bacteria or viruses which eventually lead to serious illnesses, however some of these organisms may also produce toxins which may result in serious damage, but the natural immunity in the child may not have the ability to fight these foreign invaders because it is not strong enough. However when a child is immunized the body then develops resistance against further infections. Why do we immunize? Many years ago in the 1900's when there was no such thing as Immunisation many children suffered and died from many diseases, such as Pertussis which is also known as the whooping coughs. Other examples are diphtheria and tetanus; these were the main cause of child deaths known at the time. Whereas Immunisation takes care of that and offers vaccination targeted at specific illness and diseases which may eventually lead to death. ...read more.


However there are also many non-benefits of Immunisation too, we are also aware that that there are many associated potential risks for vaccination for instance the diphtheria vaccine once injected to an individuals body there are many reactions. All though reactions are very limited there are precautions, and it also has many side effects such as an acute rise in illness and temperature and includes symptoms as redness and soreness at the site of the injection, feel unwell, fever, nausea and swollen glands. All these symptoms parents will take into a huge account because they will not want their child to go through all that , but the question is are parents okay to take that risk or rather have their children to get the disease and suffer from the long term effects of it for instance diphtheria first gives symptoms which may not be so fatal but at it goes on the disease becomes more severe leading it to long term effects for instance Inflammation of the heart and nerves, respiratory failure, paralysis of some muscles, ssuffocations and in many cases it may lead to pneumonia. ...read more.


However on the other hand the risks associated with vaccination can sometimes be quite serious which makes the child become really ill but it's worth it. and it is not guaranteed that the vaccine is actually going to keep your body free from any of the diseases, most of the time children are vaccinated for diseases which they are not likely to get into contact with or have, for instance polio which is no where near to be found anywhere in the US and kids there still get vaccinated for it , another example is hepatitis B which is transmitted like STD, so how are kids likely to get hepatitis B, and finally when a vaccination goes wrong no one could get prosecuted. Conclusion I personally believe that all though there may be many risks associated with immunization it is still rreaching most favourable prevention and avoidance of dangerous infectious diseases. People must have confidence in immunization procedures as it will protect the society as well as the individual getting the vaccine. Thus I believe that everyone should recognise that vaccines are extremely effective in stopping and also preventing deafly diseases and deaths. ...read more.

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