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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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The parents have been appealed to immunize their children and cooperate with polio teams to protect their children against the disease.
In, DI Khan 1100 teams, under supervision of 223 area in-charge to immunize 2, 76,000 children.
However, if overall immunization rates fall for any disease, or if a large percentage of families in the same community do not immunize their children, outbreaks are more likely.
Giving district-vise detail Akbar Khan said that 964 teams will works under 148 area in-charges In Peshawar, who will immunize 8,33,000 children.
It adds that the first priority of all countries concerning this issue should be to immunize as many infants as possible with existing vaccines.
He informed that for ongoing polio campaign a target to immunize 136,600 children was set and 98% of the target set for the first two days has been achieved.
Here's another reason to immunize your kids: so you don't become ill with a vaccine-preventable disease.
This program enables us to reach families and immunize children who might otherwise go unprotected from these preventable diseases," Jim Martin, Wal-Mart's senior vice president of pharmacy, said in a statement.
In the data being presented, Dendreon researchers designed ARF-derived immunogens and used them to immunize mice.
The university's plan was initiated in response to a request to all major medical centers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--under orders from the secretary of Health and Human Services--to identify workers who would serve as first responders in the event of an outbreak of smallpox and to immunize them against the virus.