This section covers the topic of disease prevention through vaccinations. Vaccines are used to help prevent infections from causing us harm. If we hadn't discovered vaccines, over half of your students would not have survived long enough for you to teach them!
his lesson builds on previous sessions on the immune system and explores how vaccines have been developed to utilise the immune system to protect us from diseases. The main activity aims to introduce the importance of 'herd immunity'.
DISCLAIMER: e-Bug was developed for use in schools pre-COVID-19 and so some activities may require modification based on your school’s distancing guidelines.
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