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Vaccines, Immunization, and Viruses

  • M. Eric Gershwin
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
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Abstract

Vaccines have virtually wiped out most common childhood diseases. They have done this by helping children (and adults, too) to develop an immunity that protects them from the disease-causing agent.

Keywords

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Pertussis Vaccine Allergic Conjunctivitis Allergic Child 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Eric Gershwin
    • 1
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California Medical SchoolDavisUSA
  2. 2.California State UniversitySacramentoUSA

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