Hi, I’m Barbara, mother of vaccine-injured child Scarlet California, and we are with Scarlet’s Kids Foundation Inc. This educational course is designed especially for new moms who are hesitant and have questions about the United States Vaccine Program. This series of “Talking Points” is available in a printed postcard format for purchase at this -LINK- or you can subscribe to this newsletter for the most up-to-date version of each talking point. Information is added on an ongoing basis. The talking points provided are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice and are not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure disease.
TALKING POINT #5
What is immunity? Immunity is the capability to resist harmful microorganisms. The three types of immunity are innate, adaptive, and passive.
Innate immunity is what we are born with and includes barriers, such as skin and mucous membranes, that keep harmful substances from entering the body.
Adaptive immunity develops throughout our lives and works to protect and heal the body when the innate immune system fails. It provides the body with the ability to recognize and remember specific pathogens through their antigens. We develop adaptive immunity when we're exposed to diseases or when we're immunized against them with vaccines. (Also Look-up - Artificial Induction of Immunity)
Passive Immunity is borrowed from another source and is a short-term immunity which results from the introduction of antibodies from another person or animal.
Do vaccines create immunity? Vaccines familiarize your immune system by making