The administration of antigenic material to stimulate the immune system of an individual to develop adaptive immunity to a disease.

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Why is post-vaccination fever for 4CMenB so frequent?

When considering the introduction of 4CMenB vaccine, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said: The sub-committee noted that the clinical trials data suggest that when 4CMenB ...
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Might a previously administered MPSV4 vaccine react with a newly administered MCV-4 vaccine?

This is a hypothetical situation. Meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine (MPSV4) is a vaccine against Neisseria meningitidis. MCV4 is a conjugate vaccine. I would like to know if the polysaccharide ...
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Why vaccines do not cause bacterial resistance?

Since bacteria can evolve to overcome antibiotic use, why wouldn't be able to evolve to overcome antibody or cell-mediated immunity? One possible explanation is that antibiotics have only one target ...