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This month, the drugmaker secured regulatory approvals for its shingles vaccine (a potential blockbuster) as well as an inhaler to treat chronic lung disease.
In August, Kaiser Health News reported that Thiel and other conservative investors had contributed $7 million for the live-but-weakened herpes virus vaccine, developed by the late SIU researcher William Halford.
Since 1989, the government has recommended two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination, also known as the MMR vaccine, which gives people an 88 percent protection rate against the mumps.
The agency recommends children get two doses of MMR vaccine, which provides 88 percent protection against mumps.
All kittens have been spayed or neutered, received at least their first vaccine, microchipped and treated for parasites.
Also, weak strains may be used to develop vaccines, which cause little or no harm, but train our immune system to deal with the full strength virus.
And in five years, Franklin’s Friends has raised more than $1 million — money that has gone to canine flu vaccines, heartworm treatment, spay and neuter surgeries, fighting cancer and helping pets that can’t walk.
For more information about vaccines, go to Loraincountyhealth.com.
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Origin and Etymology of vaccine
First Known Use: 1882See Words from the same year
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History for vaccine
medical Definition of vaccine
- chicken pox vaccine
- measles-mumps-rubella vaccine
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