November 22, 2014 – Word of the Day
A vaccine is a type of medicine that provides protection from a disease. Each vaccine for a disease is produced from the disease itself, but the vaccine isn’t harmful. Vaccines are an important measure of protection for people around the world.
- The flue vaccine changes every year. It protects people from getting the flu.
- The smallpox vaccine is responsible for eliminating a very dangerous disease.
- Scientists are working on a vaccine for the ebola virus.
The word "vaccinate" is a verb:
- People are vaccinated against many dangerous diseases.
- If you aren’t vaccinated, you are putting yourself and your family at risk of getting sick.
- Some people aren’t sure whether or not to vaccinate their children.
The word "vaccination" is a noun:
- Emily went to the doctor’s office for a vaccination.
- Vaccinations for diseases are an effective way of dealing with these kind of problems.
She’s getting a vaccination.
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