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To Vaccinate or Not, That it the question?

So today we're going to finish the conversation about "Immunity".

Okay . . . so first let's understand the lingo . . .

Immunization - means to make someone immune to something.

Vaccination - means to inject "a suspension of attenuated or killed microorganisms - administered for prevention - or treatment of infectious disease.

Vaccine - stimulates the immune system to produce antibodies, exactly like it would if you were exposed to the disease naturally.

Immunity - the immune system protects the body against disease or

other potentially damaging foreign bodies like viruses, bacteria and parasites.

Okay . . . so with reports stating that this virus has just killed an estimated 75,000 people in the U.S. . . . And with everyone frantically trying to find a vaccine to fix this mess . . . we must ask ourselves is a vaccine really the answer? Or is the answer fixing "our own" immune system to be stronger?

So let's think about this . . .

When you receive a vaccine, it "doesn't" mean you are "immunized" or that you are "completely" protected. The use of the word "immunization" instead of "vaccination" is widely used in today's society. But they are two completely different things. We are "not" completely protected when we get a vaccine!

The whole concept of a vaccine . . . is to inject into a human body a foreign substance like a virus . . . so that the body's immune system will copy the virus' code and therefore the immune system will build "antibodies" so in the future the immune system will recognize this virus if it should enter the body.

All this sounds good . . . right?