Introduce the Argument this Essay is About (Topic Sentence):
Vaccines play a vital role in keeping children healthy and prevent them from various diseases. If one does not give vaccines to his or her children then he or she is putting his or her child at risk. Children have a high chance of getting a disease that is deadly or dangerous. For more than 50 years vaccines have kept children healthy. All the vaccines that children get in their childhood are proven effective in preventing disease. Immunization is essential in order to protect your children from numerous diseases. There are no parents in the world that wants their children to get sick, if they could, we would protect them from any illness. It does not matter how small that illness is. Along with the fact that vaccines are essential for children, there are also some counter thoughts associated with their use. Some parents take this in a negative way by posing an argument that parents should decide whether or not their children should get vaccines.
Background on Debate about Argument for Your Reading Audience:
Vaccination is one of the most essential that is made in the 20th century. Many diseases like Measles, Diphtheria, Smallpox, and Polio that have made the world suffer a lot in the past and caused many lives to death are now prevented with the use of different vaccines. Many lives now can be saved with the use of multiple vaccines. If these developments have not been made in the past then it is highly likely that we still get infected by different viruses.
Your Point /Position in the Argument (Thesis Statement):
Vaccines are essential for children to grow healthy.
Evidence/Supporting Detail #1:
In the early 1920s, diphtheria was one of the most deadly diseases that was present in the USA and had caused the death of over 10,000 people per year. After this doctors started giving vaccination to the children and it was a matter of time disease started disappearing. In 1962, a year before the introduction of the Measles vaccine. More than 500,000 cases of measles were reported in the USA. With the introduction of Measles, vaccine cases dropped down to 32,000 after 10 years and it further reduced to 100 cases in the late 90s. Until the middle of the 20th century, Smallpox was a deadly disease hitting the countries all over the world including the USA. After this World Health Organization started its campaign to reduce this disease with the introduction of the Smallpox vaccination which reduces the effects of smallpox. In 1950, people were terrified by the fact that their children were paralyzed from polio disease but with the introduction of Salk and Sabin vaccines now there are very cases when children get affected by this disease.
Evidence/Supporting Detail #2:
Opponents of the usage of vaccines made arguments that most of the infections that hit children are defended by the natural system of children. Injecting different vaccines into the body of children can cause side effects that include paralysis, seizures, and even death. Opponents contend that numerous studies have proved that injecting vaccines into the body of children resulted in problems like autism and diabetes.
Counterargument Main Position & Supporting Detail – Why You Disagree:
From the arguments and evidence presented in previous sections. This is hereby concluded that vaccines do play an important role in preventing children from various diseases. If a child does not get a vaccination for polio it is highly likely that he or she will be paralyzed for the rest of his or her life. If children do not get vaccinated then it might cause them different diseases that will affect their lives, in fact, their life will get stuck and they will be unable to do all the works that normal children do in or their daily life.