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Polio vaccines are given to children to prevent polio. Which type of immunity is provided by this?

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Artificially acquired passive immunity
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Artificially acquired active immunity
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Naturally acquired passive immunity
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D
Naturally acquired active immunity
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Solution

The correct option is D Artificially acquired active immunity
Vaccination is an example of artifically acquired active immunity.
Antivenom and antitoxins are examples of artificially acquired passive immunity.
IgG obtained by the babies from placenta is an example of naturally acquired passive immunity.
Exposure to antigen due to infection provides the body naturally acquired active immunity.

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