The Importance of Child Immunization

Antibodies are typically passed from mother to child during pregnancy. After child delivery, the antibodies are also continuously passed on through breastfeeding. Breast milk contains antibodies to protect the child from diseases; however, protection is only temporary or short-lived. This problem now brings us to another form of protection: immunization. Vaccination or immunization is a way of creating protection or immunity against some diseases. Immunity can be achieved by using specific amounts of ‘weakened or mild germs’ that cause disease

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