Vaccination

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How does a Vaccination work?
Injecting small amounts of dead or inactive microorganisms which carry antigens. This makes you produce antibodies.
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What are the advantages of Vaccinations?
control infectious diseases, prevent epidemics
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What are the disadvantages of Vaccinations?
don't always work, bad reaction
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Why don't doctors prescribe antibiotics for a sore throat?
To slow down the rate of resistant strains
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How did Semmelweis cut deaths?
By telling doctors to wash their hands in antiseptic solution
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