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  • Researchers are looking for an HIV vaccine.
  • the public grew desperate for a vaccine.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • We were unable to discover either a vaccine or a treatment for the Flare.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • "We’ll get them fixed right away," her mother said, and that began what was a very strange night, during which Mae’s parents agreed readily with all of Mae’s arguments about transparency, nodded their heads vigorously when she talked about the necessity for everyone to be on board, the corollary to vaccines, how they only worked with full participation.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • You will not find a single child to drink a drop of the vaccine anywhere in Swat.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Our research team is determined to find a vaccine for this disease that has now taken one of my parents and threatens to take the other, as well as tens of thousands of our citizens.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • "Though polio cases have surged in recent years, we now see hope for a vaccine to prevent this dread disease," Mr. Stein said.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • And that’s this: my research team is on the verge of announcing a vaccine against"—and here he paused and ceremoniously spelled out the word, so touched with fear in those days, in all of its involute syllables—"pol-i-o-my-e-li-tis."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And you must think it’s an enchantment, because you’ve never heard of vaccine, and there’s no other way you can explain it."
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The guy who invented the smallpox vaccine didn’t actually invent anything.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars

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  • There were teachers and nurses on board, with boxes of smallpox vaccine.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • In 1986, Genetic Biosyn Corporation of Cupertino tested a bioengineered rabies vaccine on a farm in Chile.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Revolution is the vaccine of Jacquerie.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Modern miracles belong to science . computers, vaccines, space stations . even the divine miracle of creation.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • MD Anderson is even supposed to start testing a vaccine in November—not for prevention like most vaccines, but for treatment—and the preliminary data has shown good results.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Scientists have been trying to figure out what causes the sequence of physical events that lead to vampyrism for years, hoping that if they figure it out they could cure it, or at the very least invent a vaccine to fight against it.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • The chief subject of conversation among both rich and poor was typhus; the poor simply wondered when they would die of it, while the rich wondered how to get hold of Dr Weigel’s vaccine and protect themselves.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • In junior high school, Flom took the entrance exam for the elite Townsend Harris public high school on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, a school that in just forty years of existence produced three Nobel Prize winners, six Pulitzer Prize winners, and one Supreme Court Justice, not to mention George Gershwin and Jonas Salk, the inventor of the polio vaccine.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • What happens now without vaccine?
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Although I was born the year Dr. Jonas Salk made his blessed discovery of a vaccine, I can remember parents during my youth who still wouldn’t let their children go into a public swimming pool.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The Johns Hopkins program was devised to evaluate "studies of actual or potential injuries and illnesses, studies on diseases of potential biological-warfare significance, and evaluation of certain chemical and immunological responses to certain toxoids and vaccines."
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • In the 1930s a vaccine was developed, but yellow fever still kills thousands of people a year in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of South America.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Fever, 1793
  • A few days later the young man called to say he’d found one, an international entity called the Green Light Committee, established to control the distribution of meningococcal vaccine.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • They could not tolerate the young newcomer’s tasting a patient’s urine to determine the presence of sugar, quoting Charcot and Trousseau as if they were his roommates, issuing severe warnings in class against the mortal risks of vaccines while maintaining a suspicious faith in the recent invention of suppositories.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • This is the gender that invented the polio vaccine?
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • What had happened in medicine since the polio vaccine?
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • A vaccine for polio had been developed, though it had yet to make its way to Africa.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • How do they know what vaccines to give you every year?
    Marie Lu  --  Legend
  • But most in most of the Western countries got the vaccines in time.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • He had pouted for three days after she had taken him to get the vaccines he should have had as a child.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • But they saw other things, too, better things: the end of two world wars, the polio vaccine, passage of the civil rights laws.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • What’s the word I’m looking for that sounds like you’re getting injected with a vaccine in the fleshy part of your arm?
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Ask them if they’re sure they’ve got access to vaccine back at their barracks because they’ll need a jab if they get close to me.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • But you have to understand that we’re dealing with a mutation of a genetically engineered vaccine here-literally billions of DNA and RNA pairs.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Dogs, more susceptible than their human masters, cannot even hope for complete protection from the inactivatedvirus vaccine which every veterinarian administers.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • The virus erupted there in 1967, in a factory called the Behring Works, which produced vaccines using kidney cells from African green monkeys.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • The United Nations and the aid bureaucracies have undertaken a relentless search for technical solutions—including improved vaccines and new processes for boring wells—and those are important.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Strepto-vaccine therapy!
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • It was still impossible to administer prophylactic inoculations elsewhere than in families already attacked; if its use was to be generalized, very large quantities of the vaccine would have been needed.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • The state veterinarian had been called and Dawson Hunziker vaccine had been injected, but the disease spread.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • "She might not be Nina," he admitted, hating Barbara for this relentless insistence, even though he knew that she was genuinely concerned for him, that she was prescribing this pill of reality as a vaccine against the total collapse that he might experience if his hopes, in the end, were not realized.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • The company was best known for its handling of deadly viruses in the process of creating vaccines.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Although her backdoor antivirus proved to be insufficient, Monique had brought one critical piece of information back with her: the gene manipulations she’d designed when creating the Raison Vaccine were at least one part of the antivirus.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • It specializes in drugs, vaccines, and biocontainment.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • A Level 4 hot agent is a lethal virus for which there is no vaccine and no cure.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • They had been following the development of the vaccine for over a year with the help of an informant in the Raison labs.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Raison Pharmaceutical, the creator of the vaccine from which the virus was adapted, is providing us with every-thing they have.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • They simply released the vaccine.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But they don’t never explain more than just sayin, Yeah, your mother was on the moon, she been in nuclear bombs and made that polio vaccine.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The Raison Vaccine?
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
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