Population immunity and vaccine protection against infection

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Population immunity and vaccine protection against infection

Description

Vaccines act by two broad main mechanisms. They can block infection occurring entirely or they can halt the progression to symptoms after infection occurs.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2021-04-23

Citation

Leshem, Eyal, and Benjamin Alan Lopman. 2021. "Population immunity and vaccine protection against infection." The Lancet.

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Free online on Lancet site.