Community immunity

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'''Community immunity''' is also known as ''''Herd immunity''''. It is a form of incidental protection from various of contagious diseases, such as tuberculosis, meningitis, varicella and more. When there is a majority of a specific population have been inoculated against an infectious disease, then most of them are secured from that disease.  
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Community immunity is also known as 'Herd immunity'''''''. It is a form of incidental protection from various of contagious diseases, such as [[tuberculosis|tuberculosis]], [[meningitis|meningitis]], [[varicella|varicella]] and more. When there is a majority of a specific population have been inoculated against an infectious disease, then most of them are secured from that disease<ref>https://www.vaccines.gov/basics/protection/index.html</ref>.  
  
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=== References  ===
  
<references />https://www.vaccines.gov/basics/protection/index.html
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Community immunity is also known as 'Herd immunity''. It is a form of incidental protection from various of contagious diseases, such as tuberculosis, meningitis, varicella and more. When there is a majority of a specific population have been inoculated against an infectious disease, then most of them are secured from that disease[1].

References

  1. https://www.vaccines.gov/basics/protection/index.html
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