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How Much Do You Know About Vaccines?

Test your knowledge about the history, safety, and myths of vaccines.

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  1. What is a vaccine?

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    A substance that is created to stimulate the production of antibodies to immunize
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    A type of antibiotic that fights different virus strains
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    A chemical that targets and destroys virus cells
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    A shot created by pharmaceutical companies for allergies
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  2. Who discovered the first vaccine?

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    Andrew Wakefield
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    Charles Darwin
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    Edward Jenner
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    Chan Lou
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  3. Who was Andrew Wakefield?

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    A pharmaceutical company CEO who distributed unsafe vaccines
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    A scientist who published a fraudulent paper linking a vaccine to autism
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    A local judge refusing vaccine exemptions
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    A lobbyist fighting for the right to choose vaccination
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  4. True or False: Vaccines cause autism

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    True: there has been evidence to link autism to vaccines
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    False: there is research proving there is no link between autism and vaccines
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  5. True or False: Ample research has shown no link between a disorder and vaccines

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    True: There is no evidence of any serious condition caused by vaccination
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    False: There is some serious risk with vaccination
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  6. Are vaccine mandates covered by federal law or state law?

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    State Law: all 50 states have laws about vaccination
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    Federal Law: The federal government makes laws about vaccination
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  7. What are the types of exemptions for vaccination?

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    medical, religious, family history
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    medical, religious, personal belief
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    religious, personal belief, automatic
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    automatic, medical, religious
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  8. What is herd immunity?

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    The members of an animal herd are free of disease
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    A species of animal contributes its antibodies to immunize humans
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    When a certain percentage of people in a community are immune to a virus, which makes the entire community immune
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    Immunity based on the ability of a community to fight a virus after an epidemic sweeps the area
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  9. Is it safe to give multiple vaccinations at one time?

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    Yes. Our immune systems are vast and adding a few more antibodies to the millions of antibodies already present in our bodies is not dangerous
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    No. Too many vaccines can increase the likelihood of getting one of the viruses
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  10. What are the ramifications of loosing herd immunity?

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    Those who are medically unable to get vaccinations and rely on herd immunity are at risk of contracting a virus
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    There could be an increase of virus outbreaks such as the outbreak of measles
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    There could be a revival of eradicated diseases
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    All of the above and more could be a consequence of too many people opting out of vaccination
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  11. Is there anything I can do now that I know vaccines are completely safe and are necessary for the health of society?

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    Yes: I can explore the website for options to take action or donate
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    No: there is nothing I can do about it
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