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COVID-19 has been the leading cause of death in most parts of the world in the year
2020. The disease emerged in the year 2019 and from then it has remained concerned in most
parts of the world. It has remained to be a pandemic for two years now. Medical experts are
doing a great job to ensure that the disease has a cure but they have not been able to achieve this
for those two years. However, a vaccine was discovered which is really helping though it is
facing numerous challenges with its administration. It seems that the virus is reacting differently
in peoples' bodies. Nevertheless, the experts have refused to take these claims of the wild effects
of the vaccine since they claim that the virus went through normal testing before it was released.
Most people are left with no option but to agree with the claim of these experts. (fallacy of
appeal to inappropriate authority and experts).
Different reasoning from different people was aroused when the disease first attacked.
People viewed the disease and its treatment in very diversified dimensions. Some people even
claimed that getting the vaccine for the virus is a very difficult task and even almost not possible.
These people argued that the reason for this stand was because most viral diseases do not have
vaccines rather the body heals by itself or if the infection is very severe and the body's immune
system is emasculated the disease can even lead to death of the victim. (appeal to the populace,
fallacy of relevance). Since the disease is caused by a virus, according to this group of people,
the disease could not get a vaccine for protection against its infection (Copi et al., 2016). This is
a fallacy of defective induction false causal claim since medical experts have been able to
come up with a vaccine that helped a good population for protection against the infection.
When the vaccine was discovered and released for consumption some nations tend to
enforce the use of the vaccine in every country. Some of the powerful nations like India were
these nations where the citizens were vaccinated hugely. Some of the nations in Africa have yet

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1 Fallacies Student’s Name Professor’s Name Institution Name Course Name Assignment Due Date 2 COVID-19 has been the leading cause of death in most parts of the world in the year 2020. The disease emerged in the year 2019 and from then it has remained concerned in most parts of the world. It has remained to be a pandemic for two years now. Medical experts are doing a great job to ensure that the disease has a cure but they have not been able to achieve this for those two years. However, a vaccine was discovered which is really helping though it is facing numerous challenges with its administration. It seems that the virus is reacting differently in peoples' bodies. Nevertheless, the experts have refused to take these claims of the wild effects of the vaccine since they claim that the virus went through normal testing before it was released. Most people are left with no option but to agree with the claim of these experts. (fallacy of appeal to inappropriate authority and experts). Different reasoning from different people was aroused when the disease first attacked. People viewed the disease and its treatment in very diversified dimensions. Some people even claimed that gett ...
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