The History of Vaccines explores the role of immunization in the human experience and examines its continuing contributions to public health

About This Project

Top 20 Questions about Vaccination

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Detailed answers to those most frequent questions about vaccination. More

Vaccine Injury Compensation Programs

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In many countries, adverse medical events resulting from vaccination are compensated by government programs. More

Different Types of Vaccines

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Vaccines are made using several different processes. They may contain live viruses that have been attenuated (weakened or altered so as not to cause illness); inactivated or killed organisms or viruses; inactivated toxins (for bacterial diseases where toxins generated by the bacteria, and not the bacteria themselves, cause illness); or merely segments of the pathogen (this includes both subunit and conjugate vaccines). More

The Human Immune System and Infectious Disease

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The human immune system is essential for our survival in a world full of potentially dangerous microbes. More
Which vaccine-preventable disease is sometimes referred to as “the black vomit”?
Rabies
Smallpox
Yellow fever
Typhoid
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Yellow fever can cause internal bleeding, leading to bloody vomit. Read more