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The tags and seem synonymous. Let's merge them?

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    Vaccine into vaccination
    – Pat W. Mod
    Commented Apr 23 at 9:36
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    Vaccine is the drug, vaccination is the process of receiving the drug (the vaccine). They are not synonymous. At least in medical law they are not. Maybe laymen treat them synonymously. Could you elaborate why we should alias either tag to the other? Commented Apr 25 at 19:48
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    @KaiBurghardt agreed but the two tags seem to be used interchangeably in practice. Commented Apr 25 at 20:11
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    @KaiBurghardt There's vaccination the process, and vaccination the field: imo, vaccination the field would be an adequate supertag for vaccine the object and vaccination the process.
    – wizzwizz4
    Commented Apr 27 at 17:13
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    @wizzwizz4 I cannot confirm that vaccination refers to a scientific discipline, too. Collins, MW, OALD, Wiktionary Commented Apr 27 at 17:46
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    @KaiBurghardt The Wikipedia page on vaccination describes vaccines, the vaccine production process… basically everything except the administration of a vaccine, which gets three sentences and a "see also". The Wikipedia page on vaccines has an entire section devoted to the administration of vaccines (i.e., vaccination). Vaccination isn't usually considered a field of study in academia, since different questions about it are best suited to different disciplines.
    – wizzwizz4
    Commented Apr 27 at 17:53

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