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Section 1: General Aspects of Vaccination How Do Vaccines Mediate Protection?

@inproceedings{Siegrist2008Section1G,
  title={Section 1: General Aspects of Vaccination How Do Vaccines Mediate Protection?},
  author={C. Siegrist},
  year={2008}
}
Disease control or elimination requires the induction of protective immunity in a suffi cient proportion of the population. This is best achieved by immunization programs capable of inducing long-term protection, a hallmark of adaptative immunity that contrasts to the brisk but short-lasting innate immune responses. Long-term immunity is conferred by the maintenance of antigen-specifi c immune effectors and/or by the induction of immune memory cells that may be suffi ciently effi cient and… Expand
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