Opting Out Of Vaccinations
By Megan McConnell
Is Opting Out of Vaccinations Good or Bad?
We found support to help convince parents that vaccinations are to help our children not to harm them!
- Paul Offit told us that the rumors saying that vaccines cause autism and development delays are false. He also told us that children not vaccinated are 24 times more likely to get whooping cough.
- Marc Siegel says that each person infected with the disease has a 90% chance spreading the disease and the measles virus is highly contagious. Whereas if you were to get the measles vaccination you would be 99% immune after only two doses.
-Sumathi Reddy measures of cortisol, which is a hormone that gives off stress, do not have a great difference in children who have received only one shot and children who have received several. Therefore proving that vaccinations do not put extra stress on the body and immune system.
- Also children with cancer, are too young and do not have strong enough immune systems rely on the people around them to be vaccinated to keep them safe.
-Charles Haynes said that parents do not give their children vaccines because it gets in the way of personal beliefs and religion. They also think that the vaccines can be dangerous can cause development delays and autism.
- Betsy Mckay and Jeanne Whalen said that a patient who never gave her daughter a vaccine began to develop autism without the use of vaccines. They also said that one of twelve children do not receive vaccinations.
- David Ropelk said that people who opted out of vaccinations rates when down 25% when parents were required to write a note saying they had discussed vaccines with their doctor.
The Opposing Side
37% of parents under 50 said they should be able to choose whether or not to vaccinate their children.
Some ingredients could be harmful towards children.
People fear vaccinations because they are believed to cause autism and development delays.