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Preventive vs Therapeutic Vaccines

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Historically, vaccines have been designed to stimulate the immune system to recognize a pathogen, activate the appropriate immune response and prevent the pathogen from establishing an infection. However, some vaccines are designed to treat, rather than prevent, diseases – or to slow their progression, known as therapeutic vaccines.

Download this infographic to learn more about:

  • What preventive and therapeutic vaccines are
  • How preventive and therapeutic vaccines are made
  • How preventive and therapeutic vaccines support public health
  • Recent advancements and future challenges in preventive and therapeutic vaccines
Meet the Author
Molly Campbell
Molly Campbell
Senior Science Writer