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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A SARS-CoV-2 ferritin nanoparticle vaccine elicits broad immunity

A SARS-CoV-2 ferritin nanoparticle vaccine elicits broad immunity

Dominance of South African SARS-CoV-2 variant in the US is unlikely but possible

Dominance of South African SARS-CoV-2 variant in the US is unlikely but possible

Single dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine protective in previously infected recipients, suggests study

Single dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine protective in previously infected recipients, suggests study

Phosphatidic acid is a key common substrate for hepatitis C and SARS-CoV-2 replication

Phosphatidic acid is a key common substrate for hepatitis C and SARS-CoV-2 replication

High-density microarray patch could help vaccinate for dengue in a single click

High-density microarray patch could help vaccinate for dengue in a single click

Designer SARS-CoV-2 RBD vaccine produces dramatically improved antibody response in preclinical trials

Designer SARS-CoV-2 RBD vaccine produces dramatically improved antibody response in preclinical trials

UMD receives new funding to stop infection from Lyme disease pathogens before it begins

UMD receives new funding to stop infection from Lyme disease pathogens before it begins

South Australian immunologist receives $3 million to accelerate work on Covid-19 vaccine

South Australian immunologist receives $3 million to accelerate work on Covid-19 vaccine

Study reports new monoclonal antibodies with broad neutralizing capabilities against betacoronaviruses (including SARS-CoV-2)

Study reports new monoclonal antibodies with broad neutralizing capabilities against betacoronaviruses (including SARS-CoV-2)

No placental damage observed in case study of pregnant women with mRNA COVID-19 vaccinations

No placental damage observed in case study of pregnant women with mRNA COVID-19 vaccinations

Black fungus complicates India's COVID pandemic

Black fungus complicates India's COVID pandemic

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine effective in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine effective in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms

Scientists unveil new Ebola virus vaccine design

Scientists unveil new Ebola virus vaccine design

Tympanostomy tubes have no long-term benefits for childhood ear infections

Tympanostomy tubes have no long-term benefits for childhood ear infections

Rheumatologists develop a set of consensus statements on COVID-19 vaccination

Rheumatologists develop a set of consensus statements on COVID-19 vaccination

Johns Hopkins expert addresses the impact of pandemic on surgical innovation pipeline and ecosystem

Johns Hopkins expert addresses the impact of pandemic on surgical innovation pipeline and ecosystem

Inexpensive test for rapid detection of COVID-19 with 90% accuracy

Inexpensive test for rapid detection of COVID-19 with 90% accuracy

mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are effective against Indian SARS-CoV-2 variant, says study

mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are effective against Indian SARS-CoV-2 variant, says study

Biden boasts about equitable senior vaccination rate by race without data to back it up

Biden boasts about equitable senior vaccination rate by race without data to back it up

HIV patients are more likely to die from COVID-19 infection

HIV patients are more likely to die from COVID-19 infection