Childhood Vaccinations in Europe

  • N. Guérin
Conference paper

Abstract

Active immunisation stimulates a recipient to develop immunologic defenses against future natural infection. Timely vaccination should be maintained as a high priority in infants, children, adolescents and adults, in the first place to prevent diseases in individuals and groups, and ultimately to eradicate diseases.

Keywords

Arthritis Hepatitis Europe Pneumonia Influenza 

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© Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

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