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immunize

verb counterbalance, countervail, free, grant immunity, guard against, inoculate, make safe, not affected by, offset, preserve, privileged, protect, resist, safeguard, shield, shield from damage, shield from danger, shield from injury, unsusceptible to, vaccinate against
See also: protect
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Every year, there are tragic cases that highlight the importance of ensuring everyone in your family is fully immunised.
Burns said: "There is still a proportion of 10-17 year olds in Scotland who are not immunised or partially immunised.
Factors were identified that significantly affected the likelihood that the children surveyed were fully immunised.
Any child who has missed out on the vaccine can still be immunised by contacting their GP.
It's known as the purple pinkie project because, to confirm that a child has been immunised, its little finger is dipped into purple ink.
Seeing as we have a safe vaccine which can protect children from all of these problems I think parents should think twice before not having them immunised.
The pupils were immunised as a precaution after 18 students and a teacher contracted the illness last week, just as A-level, AS-level and GCSE exams began.
It's a phrase health professionals use, presumably among themselves,as it's unlikely to endear them to protective parents queuing to have their little darlings immunised to hear them referred to as a herd.
The Department of Health said they still recommended having children immunised with the single dose vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella.
Deputy Medical Officer Dr Jeremy Metters moved to allay public concern by adding he had advised that his two grandchildren be immunised with the vaccine.
The latest research, part of the Children of the 90s project at Bristol, looked at the immunisation records of 13,811 children - 94pc of whom had been fully immunised.
She went to another clinic to discover the documents were wrong and her child had not been immunised against either disease.