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What is immunisation?
Immunisation is the administration of a vaccine to prove immunity against disease(s).
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What is vaccination?
Vaccination is the administration of a vaccine in order to stimulate the body to develop immunity to a particular pathogen.
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What are white blood cells?
Whit eblood cells are cells that circulate in the blood and are an important part of the immune system. They're the main line of defence against disease.
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What is ingest?
Ingest is taking food into the body
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What are antibodies?
Antibodies are chemical compounds produced by white blood cells when the immune system detects a pathogen. Each type can only attack one type of pathogen.
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What are antitoxins?
Antitoxins are chemicals made by white blood cells to neutralise poisions produced by microbes.
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What is a vaccine?
A vaccine is dead or inactive pathogens injected into the body to prompt white blood cells to make antibodies to destroy the pathogens of that type.
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What is epidemic?
Epidemic is the widespread outbreak of an infectious disease within a country.
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What is pandemic?
Pandemic is a disease that spreads across many countries.
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What is antiviral?
Antiviral is a drug used to treat viruses caused by infections such as flu and measles.
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Vaccination is the administration of a vaccine in order to stimulate the body to develop immunity to a particular pathogen.

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Whit eblood cells are cells that circulate in the blood and are an important part of the immune system. They're the main line of defence against disease.

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Ingest is taking food into the body

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Antibodies are chemical compounds produced by white blood cells when the immune system detects a pathogen. Each type can only attack one type of pathogen.

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