In January 2014, 102 measles cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland were reported in 14 states. The outbreak alarmed the CDC, which declared the disease eliminated in the U.S. in the year 2000. Many health officials have tied the outbreak to the rising number of unvaccinated children under the age of 12. Proponents of a mandate argue that vaccines are necessary in order to insure herd immunity against preventable diseases. Herd immunity protects people who are unable to get vaccines due to their age or health condition. Opponents of a mandate believe the government should not be able to decide which vaccines their children should receive. Some opponents also believe there is a link between vaccinations and autism and vaccinating their children will have destructive consequences on their early childhood development.
To ensure the effectiveness and integrity of any given business or corporation through capitalism, many of them must require vaccinations. Corporations should be allowed to make vaccination mandatory within itself, not the government.
The United States exists for the purpose of democracy, emphasizing our liberty and the freedom to make choices. Our choices inherently have consequences. Citizens should be allowed to make any decision they want in this country and suffer whatever consequence they face. Vaccines should not be mandatory through government means.
While I agree that personal freedom is a cornerstone of our democracy, it's also important to consider how individual choices can impact the collective health of our society. For instance, the decision not to vaccinate can lead to outbreaks of preventable diseases, affecting both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. In a sense, aren't these consequences affecting the rights of others to live in a disease-free environment? It's a delicate balance between individual liberties and public health. How would you propose we maintain this balance without compromising the health of our communities?
I can see that you might be paranoid due to the risk of the vaccine maybe not being healthy, but if you look around you people are living well and happy and covid free.
I don't think the government should be allowed to mandate any medical treatments before someone is sick. If a child needs life saving medicine, then it is reasonable to force parents to allow that treatment. Emergency medicine is effective, but iatrogenic causes of death are too high in America and regulators are too influenced by and involved with industry. Therefore, parents should not be forced to agree with every vaccine that the government is successfully lobbied by industry to mandate. Kids are not as healthy as my generation, but the number of vaccine doses they get are at least five times higher. Not causal proof of a causal relationship to ill health but children's health is obviously not better as a result.
Yes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated
Although there is a chance that vaccines can temporarily prevent people from getting covid, there are many companies that have not properly tested the vaccines to fully ensure that they are safe to use. Some people can't receive the vaccine due to health issues that make them allergic or sensitive to it, so their health would be put at high risk if they were required by the government to be vaccinated. There have been many incidents where people had fatal reactions to the vaccine due to an underlying health issue, and these instances have been ignored and misreported on. Vaccination has always been a free choice of the people, and should remain that way.
Human biology allows the body to counter and create its own natural defense against diseases without requiring a vaccine. Then there are natural, safer options of aiding the body in its protection through vitamins and sanitation.
No, but require vaccination in order to attend public school
Im am a highschool student that goes to a highschool with a lot of different types of students that some have health issues. People should not be made to take any vaccinations for any type of sicknesses, becuase its there body and there choice. Plus the risk of a child from dying from covid is rare, unless you have a crutal health issues, which in most cases that child should understand and be taught on how to cope and mannage with there health responsabilities. If you are a student that is worried about someone getting sick becuase of a student in school having covid and spreading it, then… Read more
I'm a high school teacher, and I would agree with you EXCEPT there are diseases that have been eradicated (measles to be specific) that now have come back with a vengeance because people don't want to vaccinate their children for one reason or another. You may be fine and come out on top, but what if you give it to someone else? These diseases are 99% preventable. It's only "my body, my choice" unless we're talking about communicable and contagious diseases... in which case it doesn't only affect your body.
Regardless, this should be decided at the state level
Vaccines work, there is a reason that polio and measles were effectively eradicated and they are now back. Anybody that doesn’t get mandatory vaccinations should probably have their kid taken away from them, otherwise the kid will just die at 5.
Yes vaccines should be required to be part of the public school system and other systems run on tax dollars. However vaccines should be covered at low to no cost if they are required. Otherwise, no requirement for home schooling
Yes, especially for deadly contagious diseases. Parents should get their children vaccinated before they attend Daycare or public school. Parents should be held criminally liable for not getting their children vaccinated or for transferring diseases to their children and/or others children and should be arrested and imprisoned. Vaccinations that should be mandatory should be for Polio, Mumps/Measles/Rubella, Chickenpox, Rotavirus, Meningococcal Meningitis, HPV, TDaP, and COVID-19 (if possible).
US should stop spreading viruses for profit only then world would be free of all diseases. Capitalism is world cancer.
How is the US going to stop spreading viruses when it is our of their control. I know that in the vaccines there is a form of that disease from the year before, but that illness isn't going to be the same as the one spreading around now. The doctors are putting bacteria's in your body not knowing if your body can fight off these bacteria's. There is no way the world could be free of all diseases, it's just not possible.
This is a tough one. I understand both sides. the safety of all people is at stake here. I do support vaccination efforts and they should be pushed quite hard. Those who choose not to vaccinate, should be held accountable for infecting others especially if it includes loss of life.
It's funny that if vaccination really work why should they worry about those who don't. Those that do not get vaccinated. Tough.
Well, the ones who don't get vaccinated aren't immune to the disease so they can still get it from anywhere. All a vaccine does is strengthen your immune system, however, if you don't get the vaccine you can still be in danger of getting a virus from someone who did get the vaccine.
No it should not be required but there should be a responsibility and consequence for it if you arent vaccinated and cause a outbreak. But another stance is that basic vacines that are like the basic virusis that the vacine has been tested and proven over years should be required but ones like covid-19 are new and not proven or tested as much and should no be required.
Yes, especially for deadly contagious diseases. Parents should get their children vaccinated before they attend Daycare or public school. Parents should be held criminally liable for not getting their children vaccinated or for transferring diseases to their children and/or others children and should be arrested. Vaccinations that should be mandatory should be for Polio, Mumps/Measles/Rubella, Chickenpox, Rotavirus, Meningococcal Meningitis, HPV, TDaP, and COVID-19 (if possible).
Yes, vaccines should be required to be part of the public school system and other systems run on tax dollars. However vaccines should be covered at low to no cost if they are required. Otherwise, no requirement for home schooling
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