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(True or False) Vaccinating our children is a way of SPREADING diseases that were eradicated many years ago.


Asked by Anonymous at 5:36 PM on Sep. 8, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • True and false.

    If vaccines has a 100% success rate then it would be partially false because while you WOULD be spreading the would be controlled. Since there is NOT a 100% success rate, you CAN spread the vaccine say a live virus vaccine like the varicella to a patient who HAS been vaccinated, but the vaccination did not work.

    There is a large speculation that many of these diseases (like Polio) died out do to living conditions and better hygenic practises vs. an actually successful vaccine. If this were 100% true, the yes....vaccines would be spreading virus's that have been eradicated.

    Or you can take the small pox vaccine... it is completely no existant expect for use in vaccines..

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 5:42 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • False.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:38 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • False, nothing is eradicated, smallpox is still around, can live for up to 13 years after someone dies from it, it might not be a problem here but it is in other countries.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 5:39 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • False- many of the diseases people think were eradicated really are not. They just don't show up here because of herd immunity.

    Answer by mummy22kids at 5:41 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • False...

    Answer by KennsWifey at 5:41 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • False. First, they were not eradicated. Second, it's only because of vaccinations that what has been vaccinated against all these years has not been a pandemic. Yet. Unfortunately, there are some places around the world that haven't gotten onboard yet with disease control and in some places basic hygiene.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:43 PM on Sep. 8, 2009


    Answer by older at 5:45 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • it is very easy for a person to travel to the USA and bring a disease, just because we vaccinate doesnt mean others do. so FALSE

    Answer by Dom123123 at 5:56 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • F-A-L-S-E!!!

    Answer by LoriKeet at 6:02 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • False and True

    If vaccines are so effective in preventing disease why have epidemics occurred around the world following mass vaccination programs?

    Answer by bringin at 6:08 PM on Sep. 8, 2009