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What causes diseases?
Pathogens
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What two things does bacteria do?
1. Damage cells 2. Produce toxins (poisons)
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What protects you from bacteria coming inside you body?
Skin, hair, eyelashes etc.
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What are vaccinations?
Small amounts of dead or inactive cells.
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What do vaccinations carry?
Antigens which cause your body to produce antibodies to kill it.
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What are the pros & cons of vaccinations?
Pros: Controls infectious diseases/You will be unlikely to catch the disease. Cons: Dont always work/Bad reaction to the vaccine(swelling,fever)
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What do painkillers & antibiotics do?
Painkillers are drugs that relieve pain. Antibiotics kill and prevent the growth of bacteria without killing your own body cells.
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Explain the Immune system
When your
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