Vaccinations

Are vaccines used to treat viruses or bacteria?

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September 17, 2015 8:05PM

Vaccines don't actually treat either one. Vaccines are used to PREVENT disease. Most vaccines protect against viruses, but there are some for bacteria, as well.

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May 28, 2015 9:55AM

There are vaccines that prevent viral infections and vaccines that prevent bacterial infections.