Principles and Practice of Vaccinology
Historically, infectious diseases have been a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Improved sanitation and living conditions are thought to have been major factors of the reduction in incidence of infectious diseases in the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries in most industrialised countries. But the other public health intervention that has had the biggest impact on a global scale has been vaccination.
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