Childhood Vaccinations in Europe

  • N. Guérin
Conference paper


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.


Booster Dose Pertussis Vaccine Measle Vaccine Childhood Vaccination Oral Polio Vaccine 
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