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Vaccination help to save the lives of 2.5 million children every year. It is one of the most useful and cost-effective public health measures and it is guided by the four principles of bioethics. Do you know what these principles consist of and what their implications are?
Families have to decide for their children and this decision can have serious consequences if it is not made in an informed and evidence-based manner. In this video, the mother of a baby, a nurse and a doctor give their opinions. Do you think vaccination should be compulsory? Have your say!
In some cases, vaccines cannot protect against all types of pathogens that cause an illness because new mutations have appeared or there are different variants in different geographical areas. Who is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of vaccines once they are already on the market, and what research is performed to investigate that?
Enter into the laboratory of the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and decode this enigma!
How can vaccines generate stronger, faster and more effective immune responses to protect against new infections and certain types of cancer? Enter into the IrsiCaixa lab and discover what VLPs are, how they are produced and how they work.