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What Are Vaccines?
A vaccine is a biologically active substance designed to protect children and adults from infections caused by bacteria and viruses. Vaccines are also called
because they take advantage of our natural immune system’s ability to prevent infectious illness. To understand how vaccines work, we need to consider how our immune system protects us from infections.
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