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I would like to know if the hip and prevenar vaccine are importante or not?

I would like to know if the hip and prevenar vaccine are importante or not?

Yes: The vaccines are only important if you dont want to risk your child dying from Hib or pneumococcal disease... These diseases are real, they are prevalent and, let there be no doubt, they are deadly. Don't screw around with Hib and pneumococcus, protect your child. ...Read more

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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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Why would someone need hepatitis b vaccine before hip replacement surgery?

Why would someone need hepatitis b vaccine before hip replacement surgery?

Risk: Among other methods of disease transmission, hep b can be passed thru blood. Most hip replacements need blood transfusion, which carry a risk despite all safety precautions. ...Read more

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Are vaccines secure?

Yes: Vaccines are safe and secure in the United States. There is nothing in life that is always safe every time. There is no food, drink, toy, medication, vaccine, vacation, nor person that is always safe. That being said, vaccines are almost always safe... and that's as good as it gets on this planet! If it's better to get the vaccine than the disease, then go get the vaccine. ...Read more

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Who makes our vaccines?

Who makes Vaccines: Vaccines are manufactured by sevaral drug companies, like novartis, smith kline beecham.Aventis and merck.And few more small drug and vaccine manufacturing companies. ...Read more

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Are vaccines always safe?

Are vaccines always safe?

Nothing in life is: There is nothing in life that is always safe. There is no food, drink, toy, medication, vaccine, vacation, nor person that is always safe. That being said, vaccines are almost always safe... And that's as good as it gets on this planet! if it's better to get the vaccine than the disease, then get the vaccine. ...Read more

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How effective are vaccines?

How effective are vaccines?

Very: Vaccines save lives. Before routine immunization, diseases like measles and whooping cough killed thousands of U.S. Children every year. The 1918 influenza epidemic killed more people than died in world war i. See immunize.Org for more information. ...Read more

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Are vaccines harmful at all?

Are vaccines harmful at all?

Can be: Nothing that we do in life has no risk. Crossing the street, riding in an elevator or getting a vaccine all can have down sides. The benefits of the vaccine, however, far outweighs any risk. ...Read more

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How are these vaccines given?

How are these vaccines given?

Which ones?: Vaccines can be by shot, oral or nasal. It would help greatly if you specified which ones. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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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