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Are there toxians in vaccines?

Are there toxians in vaccines?

No: There are no toxins, but there are additives and preservatives that are claimed to be harmless to humans in the concentrations used. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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What are the benefits of Vaccines?

What are the benefits of Vaccines?

Prevent desease: some of the desease s in the past were so severe it gave a lot of mortality and morbidity measles-gave encephalitis polio gave paralysis tetanus and pertusiss gave issues with bad and prolonged illnesses vaccines succeeded in preventing thenso you don't see these deseases. s ...Read more

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How are vaccines / injections made?

How are vaccines / injections made?

Depends on the vaccn: Some vaccines are made from the original germ, weakened to the point it does not cause disease but by still with the germs body.Injecting it triggers the immune system to make blocking antibodies. The measles vaccine is an example. Some are made by building synthetic replicas of the germ body (hib)which the body will develop antibodies to if injected.All is done in specialty labs with tight contro. ...Read more

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What is your philosophy on vaccines?

What is your philosophy on vaccines?

Get them!: Follow the recommended schedule per the CDC and your doctor. Don't slow or skip, as this exposes you to unnecessary risk of under immunization and the chance you will fall behind. The risks of getting vaccines are far less than the risks of the diseases they prevent. Stop being silly, get vaccinated! ...Read more

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Which vaccines are absolutely necessary?

Which vaccines are absolutely necessary?

Confusing question: Which deadly or disabling diseases are you willing to risk.The recommended set are what are available that are proven to work with minimal if any risk. The youngest infants are often at the greatest risk from these diseases.They are not offered until the kid is old enough to benefit from them.You can find info at healthy children.org or the CDC site. ...Read more

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How could you compare salk and sabin vaccines?

How could you compare salk and sabin vaccines?

Polio vaccines: Both stop polio. Salk vaccine is made of killed virus. No one can get sick from it but it does not confer immunity to the gut. It is given by injection. Sabin is a live vaccine. There is a one in a million chance of getting polio from the vaccine. No needle, just swallow. Those around you are will be infected by the virus and also get protected. The gut protected. Better but rare complication ...Read more

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Is vaccine important?

Is vaccine important?

Absolutely: Just look at the history of the diseases being vaccinated for and you will see how deadly they can be. We sometimes underestimate importance of vaccines because (thanks to them!) we no longer have to live with the diseases they prevent. But they can and will come back if we stop vaccinating. ...Read more

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How safe is this vaccine?

Which Vaccine?: Most vaccines given In USA are safe but can have some mild side effects and rarely serious Serious side effects are so rare and it is difficult to say if these reported serious side effects are random or due to Vaccine.But reported with some vaccines ...Read more

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How are vaccines injected?

How are vaccines injected?

Using a syringe: Vaccines are injected almost always with a needle and syringe. There are some other techniques, such as a pressurized injection device. Injections are into the skin, under the skin, or into a muscle. ...Read more

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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more