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Vaccines and Immunizations | Home | CDC
7 Jul 2020 at 4:59pm
Vaccines & Immunizations. Related Pages. 2020 Childhood & Adult Immunization Schedules. Digital and print versions of schedules for healthcare professionals. Learn more. Parents (birth-18 yrs) More. Adults (19 and older) More. Pregnancy and Vaccination. More. Healthcare Providers. More. Pandemic Vaccination Guidance.

Immunizations and Vaccines: Benefits, Risks, Effectiveness
7 Jul 2020 at 3:05pm
Immunizations, or vaccines as they're also known, safely and effectively use a small amount of a weakened or killed virus or bacteria or bits of lab-made protein that imitate the virus in order to ...

Home Page | Vaccines
11 Jul 2020 at 2:00am
Vaccines Work. Vaccines Protect You; Vaccines Protect Your Community; Vaccines by Disease. Chickenpox (Varicella) Cholera; Diphtheria; Flu (Influenza) Hepatitis A; Hepatitis B; Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B) HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Japanese Encephalitis (JE) Measles; Meningococcal; Mumps; Pneumococcal; Polio; Rabies; Rotavirus; Rubella ...

vaccine | Definition, Types, History, & Facts | Britannica
8 Jul 2020 at 3:18pm
Vaccine, suspension of weakened or killed microorganisms or toxins or of antibodies or lymphocytes that is administered to prevent disease. Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to attack specific harmful agents. Learn about the history, effectiveness, and types of vaccines.

Vaccine - Wikipedia
9 Jul 2020 at 1:19am
Some vaccines contain live, attenuated microorganisms. Many of these are active viruses that have been cultivated under conditions that disable their virulent properties, or that use closely related but less dangerous organisms to produce a broad immune response. Although most attenuated vaccines are viral, some are bacterial in nature. Examples include the viral diseases yellow fever, measles ...

Vaccines | FDA
8 May 2020 at 9:13am
Vaccines, as with all products regulated by FDA, undergo a rigorous review of laboratory and clinical data to ensure the safety, efficacy, purity and potency of these products.

Everything You Need to Know About Vaccinations
9 Jul 2020 at 12:03pm
Live virus vaccines use a weakened (attenuated) version of a virus or bacterium. Toxoid vaccines come from a harmful chemical or toxin that is made by bacteria or viruses. Toxoid vaccines do not ...

Vaccine Basics | Vaccines
7 Jul 2020 at 4:28am
Vaccines play an important role in keeping us healthy. They protect us from serious and sometimes deadly diseases ? like haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and measles. It?s normal to have questions about vaccines. Vaccines.gov works with scientists and doctors to answer your questions and provide the information you need to get vaccinated.

Basics of Vaccines | CDC
7 Jul 2020 at 3:05pm
Vaccines contain the same germs that cause disease. (For example, measles vaccine contains measles virus, and Hib vaccine contains Hib bacteria.) But they have been either killed or weakened to the point that they don?t make you sick. Some vaccines contain only a part of the disease germ.

Vaccines - Pros & Cons - ProCon.org
7 Jul 2020 at 3:40pm
Pro 1 Vaccines can save children?s lives. The American Academy of Pediatrics states that ?most childhood vaccines are 90%-99% effective in preventing disease.? [] According to Shot@Life, a United Nations Foundation partner organization, vaccines save 2.5 million children from preventable diseases every year [], which equates to roughly 285 children saved every hour.

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