Long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARC), in particular, intrauterine contraception (IUC) and subdermal etonogestrel (ENG) implants, are significantly less likely to result in unintended pregnancy than short-acting user-dependent methods, such as the oral contraceptive pill.
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Vaccines stimulate the immune system to produce a protective immune response that mimics the response to natural infection; a process known as active immunisation. The protection induced by vaccines may involve cell-mediated immunity in addition to antibody responses.
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