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What's the difference between an antigen and a microbe (in the immune response)?

First, a couple of definitions.A microbe is a generic term for any microscopic organism, typically referring to bacteria and viruses. Most bacteria do not generate an immune response (antibody production). ...
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How can a vaccine make you immune?

If the cell knows what the nasty bacteria or virus looks like from the small amount of it given from the vaccine, then it know how to defend itself if you ever get it :D George Covello
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How does the body's immune system work with a vaccine?

Vaccines take advantage of the body's immune system's way of fighting pathogens. When your body is exposed to some pathogen, which has various antigens on its surface, the immune system would start making an...
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What is a vaccine that makes people immune to diseases?

An example is the annual flu vaccine/flu shots. Others are the measles, mumps and rubella vaccines, to name only a limited number of examples but there are many others, including vaccines for some bacterial ...
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Do you feel optimistic about this vaccine that would use the body's immune system to treat cancer?

As a cancer survivor, I say Yeah! It is time for other treatments. The ones that are currently available are worse than the disease. They kill even the good cells and leave the patient with a host of other i...
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Im looking at two TV's one with a 4 ms response time and another with a 2 ms response time. Is a fast response time important when buying a LCD TV?

I copied this response to a similar question answered by 'A well lit garden' on Yahoo Answers. "4 ms LCD response times do help in controlling jitter. If you like watching sports, action movies or gaming on...
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How did Roosevelt's response to German aggression toward Britain differ from his response to Japanese aggression toward China?

No. Grover Cleveland, US President TWICE (non-consecutively[!]) was well-known as a non-interventionist. During his second term in office, he spoke against the annexation of Hawaii. He was also against Europ...
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Is it safe for your child to get the H1N1 vaccine between his 1st and 2nd dose of the seasonal flu vaccine?

Yes, if they are getting both vaccines by injections. That timing of the two kinds of vaccinations (seasonal flu shot and swine flu shot) is not a problem, in fact they could be given at the same time. This ...
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The controversial OPV hypothesis says that HIV was transmitted to humans from chimps after Africans took an oral vaccine that had been cultivated in chimp kidneys What was this vaccine for?

How close together can one receive the seasonal flu vaccine and the swine flu vaccine?

They can be given at the same time, just not in the exact same location and the vaccines can not be mixed into one shot, they have to be given in two injections.
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