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Should doctors turn away unvaccinated children to protect other patients?
 

Should doctors turn away unvaccinated children to protect other patients?

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It was found that the rate of doctors dismissing families who refuse vaccinations from their practices has nearly doubled. Is this the right move, or should doctors spend more time trying to change the minds of the child's parents?
 
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29 Dec 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz Bitter destiny- I love you choice of words there. Very poetic and yet very real. Developing countries residents have fewer of those who do not seek vaccination. If ever th...
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I totally agree with you Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan and Jennifer Winter . This is more of a developed world problem than devel...
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I think these anti-vaccination ideas are the result of various issues in the Western world. They aren’t due to illiteracy or under-education but are actually more radical/ freethinking views. Hopefully herd immunity does its work. As for turning away...
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"73% of parents think vaccines are unnecessary"- now that statistic is overly alarming. The propaganda which brainwashed people saying that vaccinations is part of a ploy of the government to control people or some other conspiracy theory s...
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I agree with Theekshana Abayawickrama that perhaps most of non-vaccinated children will benefit from the herd immunity somehow in general. But in case of getting infected, it will turn cata...
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I have never encountered the anti vaxxers groups and their views face to face in my life until I came to Malaysia Marinelle Castro ...
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Marinelle Castro Oh good thing that I wasn't the only one thinking about this. Yes, our government is really very supportive with these vaccinations eversince. Even in the far flung are...
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Priscilla Mae Gobuyan We are very lucky that anti-vaxxers are not common in our region. In fact, vaccination is viewed as a parental responsibility in the Philippines. Our government is ver...
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I honestly never heard of someone or a parent in the Philippines refusing to have their children vaccinated. Or maybe I'm not that aware because in my entirw course of practice, I never had encountered not even ones. We'll as they say, it rea...
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As long as there is a considerable number of people who are vaccinated, the illiterate one's kids who are not vaccinated will stay without much of issues. So they may influence other parents also not to vaccinate their children. But when the tabl...
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I have this conversation with my friend lately. It is about vaccination of her kid. She shared that she had a friend whi doesn't vaccinate her kids. She even mentioned that the kids of her friends are healthy. Due to this, her friend influenced h...
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I agree that physicians should not turn away patients or parents of those who do not agree with vaccination. Usually, I do not convince patients to undergo any form of treatment or procedure. However, vaccination is an exception because this is one o...
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Anti-vaccination groups are a real problem on the rise. I believe that turning away unvaccinated individuals should be an option on the list to protect other patient in general and immunocompromised patients in particular who can’t survive these kind...
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