Module 2 Food and Health

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What are the two types of vaccination?
Herd and Ring
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What does the herd vaccination do?
Immunise most of the population
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What is the ring vaccination used for?
When a new case of a disease is reported, so immunises a small percentage of the population
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Example of where the ring vaccination has been used ?
Control the spread of livestock disease
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What is the threat to existing vaccines?
A mutation of pathogenic organisms
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A disease that spreads to many people quickly and affects a large proportion of the population
Epidemic
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A disease that is spreading worldwide or over continents
Pandemic
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What is immunity that is achieved by activation of the immune system?
Active immunity
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What is immunity that is provided by antibodies that have not been manufactured by stimulating the recipients immune system?
Passive immunity
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How is natural immunity gained?
Through living processes
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How is artificial immunity gained?
By deliberate exposure to antigens and antibodies
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Antibodies provided via the placenta or breast milk is an example of what type of immunity ?
Passive natural immunity
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Immunity provided by infection of antibodies made by another individual
Passive artificial immunity
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Immunity provided by antibodies made in the immune system is an example of what type of immunity?
Active natural immunity
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What does the herd vaccination do?

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Immunise most of the population

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What is the ring vaccination used for?

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Example of where the ring vaccination has been used ?

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What is the threat to existing vaccines?

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