November 20, 2020

Vax Facts Friday 11.20.20

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Q: Development of which vaccine slowed after the invention of antibiotics?

A. Influenza vaccine
B. Meningococcal vaccine
C. Pneumococcal vaccine
D. Rotavirus vaccine




The correct answer is C. Pneumococcal vaccine
Washington witnessed many epidemics, including the yellow fever epidemic in 1793. In his teenage years, Washington was often sick and fell ill with diphtheria, malaria and smallpox at ages 15, 17 and 19, respectively.

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