Immunizations keep your children healthy. These resources address anti-vaccination myths and will help protect your children from many preventable diseases.
Immunization. Vaccination. Inoculation. Is there a difference between these terms? The answer is in the fine details.
Herd immunity is based on the idea that when a large group of people develop immunity to a disease, they can reduce the spread.
Discover the role white blood cells play in innate and acquired immunity and what the difference is between cell-mediated and humoral responses.
Immunotherapy is a form of treatment for cancer. Learn what it is and how it stimulates the body’s own immune system to fight cancer cells and disease.
Learn about the immunization schedule for children 0-12 years old and how the U.S. schedule compares to that of the European nations.
The immune system forms protective antibodies after natural infection and vaccination. These are similar but might differ in amount or type.
Studies suggest there are variations in how long immunity to COVID-19 lasts after infection. Learn why this is and whether you can get reinfected.
Antigens are molecules that trigger an immune response. They help the body recognize self and non-self to invaders can be neutralized.
Scientists from the WHO warned this week that it will not be possible to achieve herd immunity from COVID-19 through vaccination this year.
The immune system helps to protect your body from disease. Learn what it means to be immunocompromised or have an immune deficiency and what causes it.