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preventive measure

noun adequate plans, adeeuate procedures, adequate steps, buffer, defense, immunization, inoculation, precaution, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield
Associated concepts: preventive justice
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The meeting was apprised that all formations of the Authority have been taking effective preventive measures against the dengue virus in the city, which remained under control for the last few years.
The meeting was apprised that all formations of the Authority were taking effective preventive measures against the dengue virus in the city, which remained under control for the last few years.
Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal was apprised that all formations of the Authority have been taking effective preventive measures against the dengue virus in the city, which remained under control for the last few years.
A crisis team of up to 20 people at each school coordinates preventive measures, assesses the impact of incidents, advises administrators how to proceed and coordinates intervention and counseling, officials said.
He maintained that preventive measure taken at this stage would ensure protection from dengue in the coming season.
Ever since the shutdown of First Energy Corporation's Davis-Besse (Oak Harbor, Ohio) nuclear plant in 2002, due to the detection of reactor vessel head corrosion, almost every Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) plant owner is replacing the reactor vessel heads as a preventive measure.
Although a report released today shows double mastectomy is a highly effective preventive measure for women who are at high risk for breast cancer, most doctors will not be recommending it to their patients, a UCLA medical expert said Wednesday.
results, which caused some researchers to doubt the rush to widely prescribe tamoxifen as a preventive measure.
A non-correctable fabric ribbon is an inexpensive preventive measure.
As a preventive measure, the boy's half-sisters were hospitalized for five days and given heavy doses of antibiotics.
Children must be inoculated against several diseases before they can be granted permission to enroll in school, but public health officials recommend that children get the required shots as they grow from infancy through their toddler years - rather than delaying this preventive measure until they are old enough to enter kindergarten.
ISLAMABAD -- An anti-dengue seminar was organized by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) here on Monday to educate the people of surrounding areas for taking preventive measures to eradicate dengue virus during the ongoing season.

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