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Is interferon considered a vaccine?
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Interferons are proteins that do help your body's immune system fight viruses and tumors but they function differently from vaccinations.

In brief: No
Interferons are proteins that do help your body's immune system fight viruses and tumors but they function differently from vaccinations.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Interferon
No. Ifns belong to the large class of glycoproteins known as cytokines.
Interferons are named after their ability to "interfere" with viral replication within host cells.

In brief: Interferon
No. Ifns belong to the large class of glycoproteins known as cytokines.
Interferons are named after their ability to "interfere" with viral replication within host cells.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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