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Definition a substance (such as weakened or dead a disease-causing microorganism) injected into a person or animal to stimulate the production of antibodies to protect against a disease
  • Researchers are looking for an HIV vaccine.
vaccine = a substance (such as weakened or dead disease-causing microorganism) injected into a person or animal to stimulate the production of antibodies to protect against a disease
  • Before setting out, Crake had stuck a needle in Jimmy's arm — an all-purpose, short-term vaccine he'd cooked himself.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • vaccine = a substance that stimulates the production of antibodies to protect against disease
  • the public grew desperate for a vaccine.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • vaccine = a substance (such as weakened or dead disease-causing microorganism) injected into a person or animal to stimulate the production of antibodies to protect against a disease
  • Social disruption was maximized, and development of a vaccine effectively prevented.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • Crake himself had developed a vaccine concurrently with the virus, but he had destroyed it prior to his assisted suicide death.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • Or did he know he wouldn't be able to withhold the formula for the vaccine, once the CorpSeCorps got to work on him?
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • When are they going to have a vaccine?
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • I bet he's got the vaccine for this and he's gonna hold us up for an arm and a leg.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • The antibody serum was in the pleeb vaccine.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • He'd shoot himself up with Crake's quicktime vaccine, and he had his own Corps bodyguard now, so it was quite safe.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • Polio vaccine.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • We were unable to discover either a vaccine or a treatment for the Flare.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • The guy who invented the smallpox vaccine didn't actually invent anything.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • 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
  • There were teachers and nurses on board, with boxes of smallpox vaccine.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • What happens now without vaccine?
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • 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
  • Revolution is the vaccine of Jacquerie.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • 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

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