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Are there natural vaccines when taking a trip to s . Africa?

Are there natural vaccines when taking a trip to s . Africa?

None: All vaccines are products of biotechnology. There are no "natural" ways to develop this immunity except to actually get infected by the agents that you would otherwise resist by a vaccine. You will be wise to protect yourself and forget the issue of natural. ...Read more

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Which vaccines are mandatory for public schools in the U.S.? Which ones are optional?

Which vaccines are mandatory for public schools in the U.S.? Which ones are optional?

Varies: Each state legislative body sets these requirements. There is some differences from state to state.Some states also require them for day care entry. Your best source for this answer would be the state health department or local school authorities. ...Read more

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Is it mandatory to get vaccines when traveling to St. Lucia? i will be on an all inclusive resort.s

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Is it mandatory to get vaccines when traveling to St. Lucia?  i will be on an all inclusive resort.s

Check this link: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/saint-lucia?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001 Have a nice trip

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Are vaccinations mandatory?

Are vaccinations mandatory?

Yes and No: Yes, all states have some form of requirement for vaccines for a child to participate in public schools. Some vaccines are required under those rules and others are only recommended. There are still options for parents to participate in public schools without vaccinating given that they have an approved excuse, such as a religious exemption. Some jobs also require vaccination updates. ...Read more

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Are there advantages to vaccinations?

Are there advantages to vaccinations?

Um, not dying: Of course! vaccines help prevent getting infected will illness that can serious harm you or kill you. Think of it this way... A child born in 2011 has a risk of death by age 5 is one in several thousand. A child born in 1911 had a risk of death by 5 of 1 in 5! yes 20% chance. Much of that difference is due to decrease in vaccine preventable diseases. ...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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How do vaccines work?

How do vaccines work?

Vaccines: From the CDC: Vaccines help develop immunity by imitating an infection, but this "imitation" infection does not cause illness. It does, however, cause the immune system to develop the same response as it does to a real infection so the body can recognize and fight the vaccine-preventable disease in the future. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/vaccine-decision/prevent-diseases.html ...Read more

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Are vaccinations fatal?

Are vaccinations fatal?

No: Vaccinations are not "fatal". Vaccinations are fine for almost everyone in the community, except a few people with immune system disorders and a few with strong allergies to the ingredients in a vaccine. Like with any medicine, any food, or any activity in life, there is always a rare, rare chance that an unpredictable fatal event happens. Such bad-luck events are like being struck by lightning. ...Read more

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Who makes our vaccines?

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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How do vaccines save lives?

How do vaccines save lives?

By preventingDisease: Vaccines save life by preventing deadly and serious infectious diseases like Measles,Meningitis,Tetanus,Dptheria,and other life threatening disease like POLIO&Smalpox That is how the vaccines save livesS ...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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Why do they combine vaccines?

It makes sense: They have worked for decades to come up with vaccines that not only work given separately but also when combined. Not all early preparations did so.A big hassle to protecting large numbers in the world is the number of shots, supplies (needles, syringes), refrigeration & nurse time. When protecting tens of millions of people every shot you combine increases the chance more people will get them. ...Read more

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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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Are there toxians in vaccines?

No: The tiny amount of additives in vaccines allow them to be created/stored/shipped and stocked in their final clinic with enough shelf life that they can remain strong until given. Like an banana, vaccines are a biological product that will go bad over time from natural breakdown. The stabilizers in these vaccines have been tested & used for decades & found harmless to humans. ...Read more

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Are MMR vaccinations necessary?

Are MMR vaccinations necessary?

YES IT IS NECCESSARY: Yes it is necessary to prevent MaeslesMumps&Rubella ...Read more

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4 vaccines today, is that safe?

4 vaccines today, is that safe?

Yes: It may seem unreal, but the stress to babies system from 4-6 of todays modern vaccines, given at one time, is a fraction of the stress from one smallpox vaccine.Since smallpox killed 1/3 victims and was still active in the world, few questioned the stress of the vaccine.Today's vaccines are the product of decades of research and ongoing surveillance as has the combination given per visit ...Read more

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Which vaccinations have mercury?

Which vaccinations have mercury?

Flu vaccine, BUT: Since 2001, except for certain flu vaccines, thimerosal has not been used in child vaccines. More importantly, we now know that this form of mercury is the type easily excreted from the body, and that there is no link between measles vaccine, for example, and autism, based on multiple studies of several hundred thousand children. Despite this, fears persist, but are gradually abating. Finally. ...Read more

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