What is Immunization?

Immunization-an individual's immune system becomes fortified against an agent (known as the immunogen).When this system is exposed to molecules that are foreign to the body, called non-self, it will orchestrate an immune response, and it will also develop the ability to quickly respond to a subsequent encounter because of immunological memory. This is a function of the adaptive immune system. Therefore, by exposing an animal to an immunogen in a controlled way, its body can learn to protect itself: this is called active immunization. T cells, B cells, and the antibodies B cells produce. Passive immunization is when these elements are introduced directly into the body, instead of when the body itself has to make these elements. It is done by technique vaccination.

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Im feeling very guilty to admit my child hasn't had ANY of her immunizations since she has been born. it started off because we had no insurance...

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Hi... Greetings form Chennai, India. I am happy that you realized the truth though late. The kid definitely needs all age appropriate...

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MY baby age is 2.10 Yrs & Immunization done as per attached sheet so i just want to know is there any important immunization for my...

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Hepatitis A, PCV booster and DPT/Opv/Ipv pending

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can understand your concern.

I have seen all...

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I have given my kid(5 months) polio drops as per the immunization schedule given at the hospital(i.e 10th october,12 november,10th december of...

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Pulse polio boosters are to be given every time they are announced

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