Use this tag for questions related to the development, administration, or monitoring of a treatment intended to produce immunity against a communicable disease.

Use this tag for questions relating to the treatment with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease.

From CDC Vaccines and Immunizations Home

Vaccine: A preparation that is used to stimulate the body’s immune response against diseases. Vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but some can be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose.

Vaccination: The act of introducing a vaccine into the body to produce protection from a specific disease.