Definition of Vaccine. Meaning of Vaccine. Synonyms of Vaccine

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Definition of Vaccine

Vaccine
Vaccine Vac"cine, a. [L. vaccinus, fr. vacca a cow; cf. Skr. v[=a]c to bellow, to groan.] Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease. -- n. The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination.

Meaning of Vaccine from wikipedia

- A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent...
- Play media A COVID‑19 vaccine is a vaccine intended to provide acquired immunity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2),...
- An mRNA vaccine is a type of vaccine that uses a copy of a molecule called messenger RNA (mRNA) to produce an immune response. The vaccine delivers molecules...
- Vaccine hesitancy is a delay in acceptance, or refusal of vaccines despite the availability of vaccine services. The term covers outright refusals to vaccinate...
- have granted emergency use authorizations for thirty COVID-19 vaccines. Eight vaccines have been approved for emergency or full use by at least one stringent...
- Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (INN: tozinameran), sold under the brand name Comirnaty, is an mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine developed by the German biotechnology...
- Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, codenamed AZD1222, and sold under the brand names Covishield and Vaxzevria among others, is a viral vector vaccine for prevention...
- An inactivated vaccine (or killed vaccine) is a vaccine consisting of virus particles, bacteria, or other pathogens that have been grown in culture and...
- A subunit vaccine is a vaccine that contains purified parts of the pathogen that are antigenic, or necessary to elicit a protective immune response. A...
- Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). Two types are used: an inactivated poliovirus given by injection (IPV) and a weakened...