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Flu vaccines are killed or highly weakened viruses that trigger the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against the real virus.
In other words, the company is working on being able to instruct the body’s cells to create proteins and antibodies to fight off various types of diseases.
That means fewer people have had exposure to it and fewer people have developed antibodies to fight it.
Second, if the mother chooses to breastfeed, antibodies can be shared in that way as well.
Its flower-like head attracts the immune system, which produces infection-blocking antibodies if the top is similar enough to a previous infection or that year’s vaccination.
Getting the flu shot causes your body to produce antibodies that fight the flu.
But only about one in a million precursor B cells are capable of maturing into cells that make effective antibodies against HIV.
Vaccines stimulate both the production of antibodies and cells called T-cells to fight germs.
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