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Cholera

12 July 2007

How is the cholera vaccine made?

The cholera vaccine is made by taking the whole cholera bacteria and killing it with a chemical.

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The cholera vaccine is made by taking the whole cholera bacteria and killing it with a chemical. Once it has been injected into the body the killed cholera bacteria causes an immune response against cholera, but because the bacteria are killed it doesn’t cause the disease.
 

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