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Feb

22

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What Makes A Vaccine Successful?

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

At the moment we’re all talking about vaccines like never before, but what makes a vaccine successful? The ultimate indicator of a successful vaccination campaign—the percentage of people who are fully vaccinated against a condition, such as COVID-19—must be tracked by all communities. Read more on how states and localities can improve the data they… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Dec

08

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How Vaccines Work and are Developed

Posted by on December 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Vaccines can save millions of lives whether for the flu, measles, or other diseases. Currently researchers are hard at work developing vaccines that will prevent COVID-19. Vaccines contain tiny fragments of the disease-causing organism or the blueprints for making the tiny fragments. They also contain other ingredients to keep the vaccine safe and effective. These… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Public Health

Aug

14

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“Your Best Shot”

Posted by on August 14th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) have collaborated to develop the “Your Best Shot” vaccine video series. These videos highlight the importance of vaccines across the lifespan. Each video focuses on a particular disease such as whooping cough, shingles, and pneumococcal disease. Viewing these videos… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Senior

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