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How do vaccines help babies fight infections? | How Vaccines Work

How do vaccines help babies fight infections? | How Vaccines Work

This is baby Jack. Vaccines help Jack fight infections by introducing a small number of antigens into his body. Antigens are parts of germs that cause Jack’s immune system to go to work. After Jack gets a vaccine, his immune system will remember the vaccine antigen and attack that germ

Episode 74: Vaccinations

Episode 74: Vaccinations

Hello and welcome to another episode of Squeaky Wheel Productions’ Disability Series. This week’s topic is Vaccinations. What are vaccinations, how do they work, and why are they important? Get your shots and let’s find out! Vaccinations, also known as vaccines, are medical products that help to boost immunity to

Kids dying form diarrhea … Really !! a serious disease !!

Plus d’un demi million d’enfants et bambins meurent de diarrhée chaque année Malgré les progrès significatifs qui ont permis de réduire le nombre de décès causés par les maladies diarrhéiques ces dernières décennies… les maladies diarrhéiques sont l’une des plus grandes causes de décès des bambins dans le monde En

How to Know When to Get Which Vaccines for Your Child

How to Know When to Get Which Vaccines for Your Child

How to Know When to Get Which Vaccines for Your Child. Despite what you may have heard, children are much safer getting vaccines than getting the diseases they prevent. Make sure your child is fully protected with these guidelines. You will need Doctor Vaccinations and schedule. Step 1. Have your

Meet Pediatrician Marietta Vazquez, MD

Meet Pediatrician Marietta Vazquez, MD

– So, pediatric infectious disease specialists treat infections. So, from the very common things such as ear infections, pneumonias, respiratory infections, bone infections, to the more severe infections, like brain infections, meningitis, My area of expertise is vaccines, so I spend a lot of time talking to parents about why

Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Rotavirus Vaccine

Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Rotavirus Vaccine

Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe gastroenteritis among young children. The two currently approved oral rotavirus vaccines require refrigeration, which makes transportation and storage difficult, especially in resource-constrained areas such as sub-Saharan Africa, which has the highest burden of rotavirus-related mortality. BRV-PV is a live attenuated vaccine containing 5

Why another flu pandemic is likely just a matter of when

Why another flu pandemic is likely just a matter of when

JUDY WOODRUFF: Tonight, we begin a special series about the threat from influenza. Every year, the seasonal flu emerges and kills tens of thousands of Americans and hundreds of thousands globally. But there is an even graver concern. Public health officials fear the emergence of a new, previously unknown flu

Immune System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #46

Immune System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #46

What’s true in World of Warcraft is also true in your immune system: To defeat your enemy, you have to know your enemy. Uncover its weaknesses. Learn how to see it, before it sees you. We’ve already talked about how your innate defense system keeps out, or quietly neutralizes, pathogens