Vaccine

A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe. The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as foreign, destroy it, and "remember" it, so that the immune system can more easily recognize and destroy any of these microorganisms that it later encounters.
What are Vaccines?

There are several diseases like Diphtheria, whooping cough (pertussis), measles, mumps, Yellow fever, small pox and German measles (rubella) that are unfamiliar to many these days.

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Come for your eye exam, leave with a band-aid on your arm

Come for your eye exam, leave with a band-aid on your arm

Feds look to pharmacists to boost childhood immunization rates

Feds look to pharmacists to boost childhood immunization rates

Nanoparticles with neutralizing antibodies can inactivate SARS-CoV-2

Nanoparticles with neutralizing antibodies can inactivate SARS-CoV-2

Novel “multitope” vaccine shows promise in the fight against COVID-19

Novel “multitope” vaccine shows promise in the fight against COVID-19

The vaginal microbiome may impact the efficacy of HIV prevention therapy

The vaginal microbiome may impact the efficacy of HIV prevention therapy

CUNY SPH launches new initiative to address public concerns about COVID-19 vaccines

CUNY SPH launches new initiative to address public concerns about COVID-19 vaccines

New insight into role of autophagy in controlling SARS-CoV-2 infection

New insight into role of autophagy in controlling SARS-CoV-2 infection

Immune system differences, better blood vessel health could protect children from severe COVID-19

Immune system differences, better blood vessel health could protect children from severe COVID-19

CDC to reduce quarantine period from 14 days to 7 to 10 days

CDC to reduce quarantine period from 14 days to 7 to 10 days

The UK approves Pfizer vaccine for December 2020 roll out

The UK approves Pfizer vaccine for December 2020 roll out

Brown researchers receive federal grant to track adverse impacts of vaccines in elderly residents

Brown researchers receive federal grant to track adverse impacts of vaccines in elderly residents

COVID-19-related disruptions to cervical cancer screening could increase risk sevenfold, UK case study finds

COVID-19-related disruptions to cervical cancer screening could increase risk sevenfold, UK case study finds

Modeling study predicts 90 percent drop in COVID-19 deaths following vaccination in US

Modeling study predicts 90 percent drop in COVID-19 deaths following vaccination in US

UTHSC receives $1.25 million to conduct a study on improving adherence to HPV vaccine

UTHSC receives $1.25 million to conduct a study on improving adherence to HPV vaccine

A new potential COVID-19 vaccine candidate: YF-S0

A new potential COVID-19 vaccine candidate: YF-S0

SARS-CoV-2 deletion mutations may have attenuated infectivity in some strains

SARS-CoV-2 deletion mutations may have attenuated infectivity in some strains

Mobile health app can improve HPV vaccine uptake in adolescents

Mobile health app can improve HPV vaccine uptake in adolescents

Researchers evaluate the most appropriate test for COVID-19

Researchers evaluate the most appropriate test for COVID-19

Study evaluates the performance of meningococcus B vaccine in real-world setting

Study evaluates the performance of meningococcus B vaccine in real-world setting

OHDSI awarded $10 million FDA contract to support Biologics Effectiveness and Safety program

OHDSI awarded $10 million FDA contract to support Biologics Effectiveness and Safety program