Essays Tagged: "Vaccination"

Vaccine Essay

rder to stimulate the immune system to fight the disease if the child catches it, which is known as vaccination. However, McTaggart contradicts this by pointing out that vaccination problems far outwe ... ity of Washington, Dr Russell Alexander, points out that the panel set up to determine the risks of vaccination did not compare it to those of being unvaccinated (qtd in Miller 9). This means that the ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Malaria

seases to be treated successfully with a drug, scientist are still looking for a cure or at least a vaccination today (Cann, 1996). Though many people are aware that malaria is a disease, they are una ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Canine Distemper - What it is, virus, symptoms, prevention & treatment, and the 1994 african serengeti park lion epidemic.

life might spread the disease. Instead, East African government officials started "Project Lion," a vaccination program for domestic dogs that thrive near the park.What You Can DoCanine Distemper is a ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Machines, are they helpful or too much trouble?

many positive effects, new inventions, that helped made living comfortable, and saved many lives. A vaccination was created saving many lives, telephones helped people to communicate, light bulbs gave ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Rabies

urself from meeting rabies. The most important thing to do, is to be certain your pets have updated vaccinations. Your pets can first get their vaccinations when they are three months old. After that ... iven every one to three years according to your state and city laws. It also depends on the type of vaccination.Most people associate rabies with dogs, cats, raccoons, skunks, wolves, etc. The most co ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Culture shock.

any dreaded tropical disease during his assignment, he contracted one malady for which there was no vaccination. The disease was culture shock". (Ferraro, 1998, 130)"Critically analyse why a manager w ...

(14 pages) 783 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Smallpox is a serious, contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease.

infectious disease. There is no specific treatment for smallpox disease, and the only prevention is vaccination. The name smallpox is derived from the Latin word for "spotted" and refers to the raised ... time to time for thousands of years, but the disease is now eradicated after a successful worldwide vaccination program. The last case of smallpox in the United States was in 1949. The last naturally ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Autism

ar old autistic child wrote this passage.Every child born in the US is supposed to get a variety of vaccinations in the first year of their lives. I feel that the way these vaccinations are administer ... ope that nothing bad will happen. Because many parents do not know about the serious problems these vaccinations can cause, they never question what is being done.Here in California, parents have the ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Evaluation of Vaccination Programs and Quarantine in Australia

Vaccination and how it prevents infectionVaccination, or immunisation, is the process of making peop ... particular pathogen. However this does not provide long-term immunity.Disease Cause VaccinationSmall Pox Variola virus Small pox vaccine is no longer made or registered ... o. Edward Jenner discovered the Small Pox vaccine, which was the first vaccine ever developed. This vaccination eradicated Small pox in AustraliaDiphtheria A toxigenic strain of the bacteria C ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An essay on Smallpox.

y. It was one of the world's most feared diseases until it was eradicated by a collaborative global vaccination programme led by the World Health Organization. (www.who.int/emc/diseases/smallpox/)Alth ... is highly contagious as well as infectious it has no specific treatment and the only prevention is vaccination. Smallpox was really around during the 17-1800's. The skin rash that develops on the fac ...

(3 pages) 45 2 1.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Analyzing the poem "Students" by Tom Wayman

Tom Wayman talks about four theories of learning. The first theory presented in this poem is, "The Vaccination Theory of Education," (line 12). This theory speaks about students who feel that once th ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Ethics

th vaccine protocols has been rather poor (Backer, 2005; Wood-Harper). On the other hand, mandating vaccinations creates another set of problems, not the least of which includes moral and ethical cons ... o diametrically opposed camps-those who favor voluntary compliance and those who advocate mandatory vaccination policy (Lo & Katz, 2005). Recent efforts to legislate mandatory inoculation of young ...

(10 pages) 209 1 4.4 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How and why do vaccines work?

(1 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Importance of Childhood Immunizations

e our children? Many parents question the importance or even the need for their children to receive vaccinations. The reasons for their objections or doubts vary from religious beliefs, a lack of unde ... afe and effective, yet many still question their importance and place in society.The purpose behind vaccinations is to create an environment where children are safe and free from disease. According to ...

(8 pages) 87 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

BIOLOGY EQUINE INFLUENZA

-viral treatment for infected horses.Prevention:Horses that are susceptible to the virus can have a vaccination administered to prevent infection of EI. The vaccination is administered by an equine ve ... ven to any horse that has not had or does not have the disease. A recovered horse does not need the vaccination as it would be useless as the horse had already built up an effective resistance.The vac ...

(5 pages) 453 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What is Gene Therapy?

ing or defective gene, deliver gene that catalyze the cancer cell, deliver viral genes as a form of vaccination, and deliver genes that promote new tissue growth (TGC, 2005).Who Will Gene Therapy Be u ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Measles

h routine health service, up from 72 percent in 2000" (Measles World Health). By having the measles vaccination, it reduced the risk of measles about 74 percent. Measles starts with the virus and slow ... e. It has been said that very less case of measles can be reported if the people will not afraid of vaccinations. In United State it is compulsory to have vaccine to every child who is attending schoo ...

(5 pages) 537 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ethics Of Optional Infant Vaccinations

ng the newborn-to-two-year-old period, because of the recent scare of supposed "links" between said vaccinations and autism, are unnecessarily putting not only themselves and their children, but the e ... gument is that 'studies have shown that there is indeed a link between these (once) standard infant vaccinations and autism'. This argument is backed by the pseudo-logic that the vaccines, which conta ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.3 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Biotechnology

077;m to fight thе disеasе if thе child catchеs it, which is known as vaccination. Howеvеr, McTaggart contradicts this by pointing out that vaccination probl& ... as opposеd to thosе of going unvaccinatеd.Briеfly dеscribе this vaccination application. How is it donе?Vaccinеs can causе complications that ar&# ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology