Pre-pandemic Vaccine

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1. A Pre-pandemic Vaccine is one that has been produced using strains considered most likely to cause a pandemic. Once a pandemic has been declared by WHO and the final pandemic strain identified, it is hoped that the immunity developed in response to the pre-pandemic virus vaccine will ‘prime’ or prepare the immune system in readiness for encountering the actual pandemic virus strain.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)