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What are first generation and second generation vaccines?

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1st Generation Vaccines The first generation vaccines are still widely used today. They consist of whole cell organisms, either live and weakened, or killed, forms. read more

1st Generation Vaccines. The first generation vaccines are still widely used today. They consist of whole cell organisms, either live and weakened, or killed, forms. Live + weakened/attenuated forms are great in that it produces both humoral (antibody) and cellular immune responses. read more

Second generation vaccines: These are prepared with the help of genetic engineer­ing technique, e.g., vaccines against Hepatitis В and Herpes virus. 3. Third generation vaccines: These are synthetic vaccines which are under trial. Vaccines under study: Vaccines against Malaria, Leprosy, Herpes, Hepatitis C, AIDS, Dental caries, etc. are under study. read more

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Malaria Vaccine Initiative
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Vaccines: Definition and Types of Vaccines
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Vaccines don't cause autism. Vaccines, instead, prevent disease. Vaccines have wiped out a score of formerly deadly childhood diseases. Vaccine skepticism has helped to bring some of those diseases back from near extinction.
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