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Suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, or rickettsiae), antigenic proteins derived from them, or synthetic constructs, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases.
The numerical value of vaccines in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of vaccines in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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It is fair to say that for as long as we've had vaccines, governments have worked to promote those vaccines - and segments of the population have resisted.
Neither intervention had a significant effect on intention to vaccinate, and we probably overestimate how likely messaging is to change people minds about vaccines.
It's still a step in the right direction. Fewer people will be able to opt out, vaccines are becoming the victims of their own success. Most people have never witnessed the infections that vaccines prevent.
I did not say vaccines caused disorders, just that they were temporally related -- I did not allege causation. I support vaccines, I receive them myself and I had all of my children vaccinated, in fact today, I received the booster shot for the vaccines I got when I went to Guatemala last year.
While cholera vaccines have been available for quite some time, most need to be injected, offer only limited and brief protection and can cause side effects, developing new, safe, longer-lasting vaccines which can be widely and easily administered is therefore vital ... (and) this vaccine could be a powerful weapon.
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