How can vaccines help to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance?


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How can vaccines help to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance?


Vaccination helps to prevent people from getting sick in the first place, reducing the need for doctors to prescribe antimicrobial drugs which in turn reduces the spread of the microbes that are resistant.


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Date of Posting: 16/01/2003
Date of next Review: 15/01/2005


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MeSH keywords:
Vaccination; Vaccines; Drug Resistance, Microbial; Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Prevention and Control


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