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Vaccines and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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(3 cr.) This immunology course involves the investigation of vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). The purpose of the course is to examine and discuss the current understanding of vaccinations and how they work, as well as the historical and current implication of VPDs. Student gain knowledge about VPDs, the childhood vaccination schedule, why they are still necessary and, most importantly, how to explain why they are safe, and to be able to debunk the current myths and misconceptions regarding vaccines. Students may only take one of the following for credit: BMS 378 or HSC 378. Prerequisite: BIO 102 or BIO 151., Every Year, Summer Online


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