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- Do you know what a vaccine is?
- Have you ever heard about the importance of vaccines for staying healthy?
- disease /dih-ZEEZ/
- allow /uh-LOU/
- conference /KON-fer-uhns/
- death /deth/
- broader /BRAA-dr/
[noun] – illness of people, animals, plants, etc., caused by infection or a failure of health rather than by an accident
The flu is a contagious disease that can make people feel very sick.
[verb] – to give permission for someone to do something or to not prevent something from happening
The teacher will allow the students to use their textbooks during the exam.
[noun] – an event, sometimes lasting a few days, at which there is a group of talks on a particular subject, or a meeting in which especially business matters are discussed formally
I will be attending a medical conference next week to learn about the latest advancements in healthcare.
[noun] – the end of life
The death of a loved one can be a very difficult and emotional experience.
[adjective] – very wide
The company is planning to launch a broader marketing campaign to reach a larger audience.
True or False:
- GSK is working to combat a contagious illness known as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
- The vaccine Arexvy has only been allowed for people who are 60 years and older.
- The initial results of the Phase 3 trial for the vaccine were negative.
- The article mentions that RSV can lead to hospitalizations and deaths, especially in older individuals.
- GSK is not planning to share the vaccine’s results with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Fill in the blanks:
- When attending a __________, it’s essential to bring your notes and be prepared to discuss the latest developments in your field.
- The doctor explained that a healthy lifestyle can help prevent many types of chronic __________, such as heart disease and diabetes.
- The new regulations will __________ companies to reduce their carbon emissions and promote eco-friendly practices.
- By expanding access to education, we can create a __________ understanding of different cultures and promote tolerance and diversity.
- In many cultures, the concept of __________ is accompanied by various rituals and traditions to honor and remember the deceased.