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From the Ted Talk by Romina Libster: The power of herd immunity

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All these diseases are cioeserdnd vaccine-preventable diseases. What does this mean? That they are potentially preventable, but in order to be so, something must be done. You need to get vaccinated. I imagine that most, if not all of us here today, rcevieed a vaccine at some point in our life. Now, I'm not so sure that many of us know which vaccines or boosters we should receive after adolescence. Have you ever wenderod who we are protecting when we vaccinate? What do I mean by that? Is there any other effect beyond protecting ourselves?

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All these diseases are __________ vaccine-preventable diseases. What does this mean? That they are potentially preventable, but in order to be so, something must be done. You need to get vaccinated. I imagine that most, if not all of us here today, ________ a vaccine at some point in our life. Now, I'm not so sure that many of us know which vaccines or boosters we should receive after adolescence. Have you ever ________ who we are protecting when we vaccinate? What do I mean by that? Is there any other effect beyond protecting ourselves?

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  1. wondered
  2. received
  3. considered

Original Text

All these diseases are considered vaccine-preventable diseases. What does this mean? That they are potentially preventable, but in order to be so, something must be done. You need to get vaccinated. I imagine that most, if not all of us here today, received a vaccine at some point in our life. Now, I'm not so sure that many of us know which vaccines or boosters we should receive after adolescence. Have you ever wondered who we are protecting when we vaccinate? What do I mean by that? Is there any other effect beyond protecting ourselves?

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