All children should be required to get a flu shot. (The flu is more…
All children should be required to get a flu shot.
Mandatory shots are historically known to save lives.
In 1905, The Supreme Court ordered mandatory shots for smallpox.
This was effective in lowering the epidemic.
Mandatory flu shots will lower the spread of the flu as well.
Flu shots should be require to reduce the spread of the flu and save lives
2 states require flu shots for kids ages 6 months to 5 years old (Connecticut was one of them).
Flu related hospital visits dropped by 12% for Connecticut.
Less flu visits means a healthier population.
Flu shot should be required to maintain a healthier population.
Flu shots save money that would otherwise be used paying hospital bills.
Flu shots save about $12,000 per child.
Flu shots should be required in order to save money in the long run.
Vaccines are more effective in this age group.
Children have relatively weaker immune systems than adults.
Weaker immune systems make shots more effective.
Effective shots mean less death.
Flu shots should be required to reduce deaths.
The flu is more dangerous than measles.
37 to 171 of all pediatric deaths are caused by the flu.
To lower or prevent pediatric deaths cause by the flu, flu shots should be required.
The flu is the 8th leading cause of death for all ages.
To lower the death count, flu shot should be required.
The flu can be deadly to children, the elderly, and people with conditions that weaken their immune system.
To protect vulnerable populations, flu shots should be required.
There were only 600 cases of measles for 2014 compared to 4000 per week for flu
To lower the cases of the flu, flu shots should be required.
There was a measles outbreak in Disneyland in 2014.
This was caused by those who weren't vaccinated infecting others.
Mass vaccination prevents events like this from happening.
Mass vaccination for the flu prevent it from spreading.
A law was passed to make it harder for parents to deny vaccination.
Anti-vaccination caused 667 cases of measles for that year.
Vaccination can prevent the spread of diseases.
34 million Americans will be inflected with the flu by May 2018.
There are 4,000 flu deaths each week.
97 of the 4000 deaths are children.
To prevent deaths due to the flu, they should get a flu shot.
80% of all Americans should be vaccinated.
This creates herd immunity.
Herd immunity ensures that the vaccinated population will stop the flu from spreading.
Flu shots should be required to reap the benefits of herd immunity.