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We have all heard the word ‘Vaccination’ from a young age. Vaccination is a simple, safe and efficient mode of safeguarding humans against infectious diseases. Vaccines improve one’s immunity by stimulating the body’s natural defense mechanism to combat infections.
Vaccination is a huge accomplishment of modern medicine, significantly reducing the occurrence of infectious diseases like measles and eradicating others, like polio and smallpox. However, regular vaccine approaches have not been a success for rapidly expanding and emerging microorganisms including influenza, Ebola and Zika viruses. A new approach to vaccines has also evolved over the decade to treat harmful infections and cancer. Read more...