Collections The Conversation - Understanding immunisation and vaccination

TLF ID M021497

A series of articles about vaccination and immunisation including: explanations on so-called ‘herd immunity’; myth-busting; the research on the claims made by those who are anti-vaccination; and case studies of immunisation against polio, small pox, HIV, influenza, measles, and others. Each article is about 600-800 words.The resource can be used to consider a wide range of issues, evidence, and research connected to immunisation and vaccination. The articles are clearly written in plain language, and can be used as examples of persuasive writing.





Educational details

Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Health and physical education
  • Science

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  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Online
  • Text
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