Vaccinations are an important part of an individual’s immunity and keeping a community safe from disease. It is ideal that all children get immunized at the appropriate age to prevent contraction of preventable diseases. However, there are some in Australia that oppose vaccination. They argue the harm of vaccinations outweigh the benefits, and the lack of freedom of choice in how their children should be raised. Their claims often have no scientific basis, and create unnecessary fear in society. You are on the advisory board of the Australian Government looking to change the laws on how to deal with improving vaccination rates of Australia.
Candidates will be marked out of 25. Each question is out of 5 marks. (5 = excellent, 4 = good, 3 = satisfactory, 2 = Poor, 1 = unsatisfactory)
It aims to get candidates thinking about current vaccination issues. It challenges them to think about the issues regarding vaccinations for both pro- and anti-vaccine supporters. It requires answers of a scientific background to support the points they make. It aims to explore the consequences of non-vaccination. This is a current issue that plagues the media, GP clinics and academics. Candidates should aim to come to conclusion that deals with the issue in a firm, but reasonable manner.
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