Vaccinations

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  • Vaccinations
    • Artificial Immunity
    • Stimulate production of antibodies and memory cells against target pathogen without causing illness.
    • May contain inactivated pathogen, killed by heat treatment.
    • May contain attenuated form (less virulent)
    • May contain isolated antigens, such as cell surface proteins.
    • Vaccination Programmes
      • Ring Vaccination: vaccinate all people around victim-contains spread of disease.
      • Herd Vaccination: vaccinate all/most people-prevents spread of infection.
      • Surveillance:  Spot/report victim. Nofity local government/ authority. Victim may be isolated. Contacts traced.
      • Travel Restrictions: restricts spread of disease.

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