How do COVID-19 vaccines work? – By Profmed

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Medical professionals from around the world agree that vaccines to prevent COVID-19 are potentially the best hope for ending the pandemic.

Each year, vaccines save millions of lives. They work by training and preparing the body’s immune system to recognise and fight off viruses and bacteria. This means that if you’ve received a specific vaccination and your body is later exposed to those disease-causing germs, your immune system is able to react immediately, destroying the virus or bacteria and preventing illness.