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Definition of Vaccine

Vaccine

  1. Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease.
  2. The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination.
  3. any preparation used to render an organism immune to some disease, by inducing or increasing the natural immunity mechanisms. Prior to 1995, such preparations usually contained killed organisms of the type for which immunity was desired, and sometimes used live organisms having attenuated virulence. since that date, preparations containing only specific antigenic portions of the pathogenic organism are also used, some of which are prepared by genetic engineering techniques.

Vaccine Quotations

Having children made us look differently at all these things that we take for granted, like taking your child to get a vaccine against measles or polio.
Melinda Gates

Take charge of hidden, sneaky sources of chronic inflammation that can trigger illness and disease by wearing comfortable shoes daily, getting an annual flu vaccine, and asking your doctor why you're not on a statin and baby aspirin if you're over the age of forty.
David Agus

Humans have always used our intelligence and creativity to improve our existence. After all, we invented the wheel, discovered how to make fire, invented the printing press and found a vaccine for polio.
Naveen Jain

The idea that vaccines are a primary cause of autism is not as crackpot as some might wish. Autism's 60-fold rise in 30 years matches a tripling of the U.S. vaccine schedule.
Jenny McCarthy

It's clear that prevention will never be sufficient. That's why we need a vaccine that will be safe.
Luc Montagnier
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Vaccine Translations

vaccine in Dutch is entstof, vaccin, vaccine
vaccine in French is vaccin
vaccine in German is Impfstoff, Schutzstoffes, Schutzstoff
vaccine in Italian is vaccino
vaccine in Norwegian is vaksinasjon
vaccine in Portuguese is vacina
vaccine in Spanish is vacuna
vaccine in Swedish is vaccin
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