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Revision Questions: Vaccines (Preview)

Sample Questions

  1. What is the purpose of vaccination?
  2. When is it recommended for children to start vaccinating with Hepatitis B?
  3. Longer time intervals between doses do not affect the efficacy of the Hepatitis B vaccine. True/False
  4. After an adult dose of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis vaccine has been given at 15-17 years, when should the next dose be given to maintain immunisation?
  5. People who use inhaled corticosteroids cannot use live attenuated vaccines. True/False

Sample Answers

  1. The purpose of vaccinations is to provide immunisation from certain diseases by generating antibodies for the pathogen, reducing the likelihood of obtaining the full effect of such diseases.
  2. It is recommended that the Hepatitis B vaccine should be started at birth.
  3. True
  4. The next booster dose of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis should be done at 50 years of age.
  5. False

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