What Is The Purpose Of Immunization?

Immunization. Immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease. Read More…

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Is There A Difference Between Vaccination And Immunization?

Vaccination is when a vaccine is administered to you (usually by injection). Immunization is what happens in your body after you have the vaccination. The vaccine stimulates your immune system so that it can recognize the disease and protect you from future infection (i.e. you become immune to the infection).

Related Terms:

Hep B Vaccine
Rabies Vaccine
Pertussis Vaccine
Yellow Fever Vaccine
Varicella Vaccine
Vaccines For Children
Travel Clinic
Typhoid Vaccine
Flu Vaccine
Travel Vaccinations
Pneumococcal Vaccine
Measles Vaccine
Rubella Vaccine
Polio Vaccine
Meningococcal Vaccine

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