Evaluation of Vaccination Programs and Quarantine in Australia

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Vaccination and how it prevents infection Vaccination, or immunisation, is the process of making people resistant to infection caused by a pathogen. It involves the giving of an injection or an oral dose of a vaccine that produces immunity either actively or passively. Active immunisation involves the injection of an antigen in the form of a vaccine. The production of antibodies and T and B memory cells specific to that type or antigens are stimulated …

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