therapeutic vaccine

A vaccine—e.g., Salk’s Remune™—which is intended to treat a viral infection by stimulating the immune system
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therapeutic vaccine

Immunology A vaccine–eg, Salk's Remune intended to treat a viral infection by stimulating the immune system. See Vaccine therapy.
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