TRIBUN-BALI.COM – Vaccines are antigens or active substances on viruses and bacteria which, when injected, can cause a reaction in the immune system to fight the virus or disease.
As is vaccine it can prevent certain diseases.
Prof. Dr. dr. Cissy Rachiana Sudjana, Professor of the Faculty of Medicine (FK) Padjadjaran University (Unpad), said that vaccines stimulate the body to form anti-bodies in the immune system.
“In addition to anti-bodies, the body will produce memory cells, so our immune system can produce antibodies for all kinds of bad diseases,” he said in his statement.
Impact immunization the decline in disease transmission was recorded to be very large.
Some vaccine succeeded in suppressing the spread of certain diseases such as haemophilus influenza, pneumonia, mumps, rubella, and typhus.
All of these diseases decrease in transmission rate as they are carried out immunization.