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vaccine

Pronunciation: /vækˈsiːn; ˈvæksiːn; ˈvæksiːn/

Translation of vaccine in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • vacuna (feminine) smallpox vaccine vacuna contra la viruela (before noun/delante del nombre) vaccine damage encefalitis (feminine) vaccínica or vacunal
    Example sentences
    • Immunisation with the influenza vaccine is recommended for asthmatic people.
    • They have proved that a vaccine which immunises against the disease is more likely to work in humans.
    • These children show few adverse reactions to routine vaccinations, including live vaccines.

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