Updated National Immunization Schedule Chart
Immunization/vaccination produce a response in the body that is similar to the body’s response to a natural infection (Table 11.4). Immunization or vaccines can therefore protect the body from a disease before the disease has a chance to cause illness. Immunization has helped to reduce the impact of communicable disease on health and well being. Some diseases have been well controlled and other has been eliminated from some parts of the world because of vaccination. Stopping vaccination may lead to epidemic.