Importance of Immunization
Parents are indeed concerned about the health and safety of their children. Illness and death caused by infectious diseases, while not as widespread as a half-century ago, are still a danger. Vaccines protect children by preparing their bodies to fight many potentially deadly diseases. Disease prevention is the key to public health. It is always better to prevent a disease than to treat it.
Importance Of Immunization Parents are indeed concerned about the health and safety of their children. Illness and death caused by infectious diseases, while not as widespread as a half-century ago, are still a danger. Vaccines protect children by preparing their bodies to fight many potentially deadly diseases. Disease prevention is key to public health. It is always better to prevent a disease than to treat it. Vaccines can protect both the people who receive them and those with whom they come in contact. Vaccines are responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in this country and around the world, including polio, measles, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), rubella (German measles), mumps, tetanus, and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Vaccine eradicated smallpox, one of the most devastating diseases in history. Over the years vaccines have prevented countless cases of infectious diseases and saved literally millions of lives. Vaccine-preventable diseases have a costly impact, resulting in doctor's visits, hospitalizations, and premature deaths. Sick children can also cause parents to lose time from work. Immunization can prevent childhood diseases like whopping cough, measles, diphtheria, chicken pox, small pox, poliomyelitis and yellow fever by giving chemical substance which has the causative form of the infection to reduce contagious state. First, it has lessened mortality rate among children. About two decades ago many children died because they were not immunized from these deadly childhood diseases. Now, due to this program and public enlightenment given to it, many parents noticed the call and immunized their children against these childhood diseases and the result is what we have now, that is, the children are alive. Next, children are now looking healthy, not only are the children having long life span but also they are looking well and fit. They do not have troubled growth. Thirdly, on the part of parents especially mothers, they now heave the sign of relief due to surviving percentage of their children. Even most of the time they prescribe unrelated and untested drugs for them to use for the hospitals, clinics, and sometimes, wait at home for medical workers to immunize their children. In other words, it saves them time, money, energy and pains. Vaccinations don’t just to protect your children. It also protects your grandchildren and their grandchildren. If you keep vaccinating now, parents in the future may be able to trust that diseases like polio and meningitis won't infect, cripple, or kill children. Vaccinations are one of the best ways to put an end to the serious effects of certain diseases. Immunization has brought sound health to the children in the world. With Dr. Norman Novis, M.D.’s Patients First Primary Care offers complete immunization package, from infants, toddlers, preschoolers until they are young adults. There are also immunization for special circumstances like Meningitis vaccine and Pneumococcal vaccines. Ask your doctor which vaccines your child should receive, or you may call 352-633-7659 for more information. So why worry for your child’s health when you can always prevent possible diseases by ensuring that he gets completely immunized. You may also check out our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/novisnorman and like us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/pfpconlinecom for more updates on our services. You may also visit our website at http://pfpconline.com/.