Immunity: a Mini-Glossary

This downloadable mini-glossary contains some basic terms and their meanings to help journalists explain immunity to a general audience.

As efforts to vaccinate the world against COVID-19 continue and as waves of infections with variants and sub variants continue to emerge, journalists face evermore questions from audiences on the subject of immunity.

If you find this glossary helpful, you may also wish to watch the recording of an Internews Global Media Dialogue on Immunity that took place on 23 May 2022: