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

 
Anonymous

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 disease...it 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..
    ethans_momma06

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

  • False.
    Anonymous

    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.
    midnightmoma

    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.
    mummy22kids

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

  • False...
    KennsWifey

    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.
    Anonymous

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

  • FALSE
    older

    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
    Dom123123

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

  • F-A-L-S-E!!!
    LoriKeet

    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?
    bringin

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

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