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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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When the data are available, I expect we will have sound reasons to immunize males against HPV But studies showing that these vaccines prevent genital warts have not yet been published, and it will be perhaps 3-5 years before we see strong evidence regarding cancer prevention benefits.
In, DI Khan 1100 teams, under supervision of 223 area in-charge to immunize 2, 76,000 children.
"Following the announcement of the shortage and the request by the CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] to immunize only people in the high-risk groups [such as infants, the elderly and patients with compromised immune systems] we reallocated our vaccines to ensure that we would have flu clinics in every market.
Its expressive element no more immunizes its functional aspects from regulation than the expressive motives of an assassin immunize the assassin's action."
He ordered polio teams to set up camps at public places to immunize kids of the commuters.
DHO Larkana also appealed to the people that they should immunize their children in the immunization centers and also cooperate with the mobile teams.
During the campaign fifty camps of IDPs, camps of Afghan refugees, and 305 high risk union councils will be accessed to immunize 19,93971 children.
Because the vaccine can have serious side effects, a debate has erupted over whether to widely vaccinate the public after an outbreak or just immunize people in the area where the outbreak occurs, a strategy called ring vaccination (SN: 4/5/03, p.
It adds that the first priority of all countries concerning this issue should be to immunize as many infants as possible with existing vaccines.
The police, meanwhile, arrested the parents of 8 children for resisting the immunization and they were released only after they submitted in writing that they would immunize their children.