Science / Biology / Vaccination: The process of protecting against infectious disease by introducing into the body a vaccine that stimulates a primary immune response and the production of memory cells against the disease-causing agent.

Blood-Borne Pathogens Standard

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Blood-Borne Pathogens Standard: An OSHA standard that sets forth requirements for employers with workers exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. In order to reduce or eliminate the hazards of occupational exposur MORE


Health / Disease / Immunization: The process of rendering an individual protected (immune) against a certain disease. Vaccination is a way to produce immunization. MORE

Herd Immunity

Health / Disease / Herd Immunity: A type of community protection from disease that occurs when the vaccination of a portion of the population (or herd) provides protection to unvaccinated individuals by making it less likely that any MORE