Reasons to Immunize

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Reasons to Immunize by Mind Map: Reasons to Immunize

1. Myths and Common Misconceptions

1.1. A new study disproved the theory that vaccines containing mercury (thimerosal vaccines) are not linked to autism.

1.2. Myth: "Getting too many vaccines can overwhelm the immune system and cause adverse reactions or even serious illness."

2. Minimizing Cases

2.1. Because of vaccines, diseases are becoming less common. Immunization is an attempt to minimize cases of the disease to a level or near elimination.

3. What if we don't immunize?

3.1. If we don't immunize, preventable diseases may spread. which may result in paralysis, heart failure, breathing problems, brain damage, and even death.

3.2. Besides leaving yourself open to the effects of disease, by choosing to not immunize, you are also unintentionally allowing yourself to be a possible carrier of the disease. You may become responsible for transferring the disease to others.

4. Preventable Diseases

4.1. Anthrax

4.2. Cervical Cancer (Human Papillomavirus)

4.3. Diphtheria

4.4. Hepatitis Aand B

4.5. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

4.6. Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

4.7. Influenza (Flu)

4.8. Japanese encephalitis (JE)

4.9. Lyme disease

4.10. Measles

4.11. Meningococcal

4.12. Monkeypox

4.13. Mumps

4.14. Pertussis

4.15. Pneumococcal

4.16. Polio

4.17. Rabies

4.18. Rotavirus

4.19. Rubella

4.20. Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

4.21. Smallpox

4.22. Tetanus

4.23. Typhoid

4.24. Tuberculosis (TB)

4.25. Varicella (Chickenpox)

4.26. Yellow Fever