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Science of Vaccines (Infographic)

Training Your Immune System

A healthy immune system helps protect you from getting sick.

“Vaccines are like a training course for the immune system,” says Northwestern Medicine Allergist and Immunologist Deeba Masood, MD. “They prepare the body to fight disease without exposing it to disease symptoms.

Vaccines prevent an estimated 2 to 3 million deaths per year.

Here’s how.

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