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Understanding Vaccines

This web page provides an overview on vaccines. It includes information on the history of vaccines; explanations of how vaccines work, including information on the different types of vaccines; the ingredients used in vaccines; links to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations and vaccination schedules; and responses to common vaccine myths.


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Resource types: Website

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: General information, Vaccine safety and performance

Regions: Global