immunization immunization  /ˌɪm ju nə ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)

Usage(s):

  1. As immunization rates drop, that protection grows thinner.
  2. A child receives a polio immunization in a Jakarta clinic.
  3. The immunization should continue until Nigeria is polio free.

News

  1. Immunization clinic set up for children

    Franklin County Public Health will offer childhood immunizations by appointment only at a clinic set for 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Truro Township Fire Department, 6305 E. Livingston Ave.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: This Week Reynoldsburg

  2. Background mortality rates key to accurate reporting of vaccine safety risks

    In a study using the Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD), investigators analyzed four years of data and determined that background mortality rates (rates of death irrespective of cause) are crucial in interpreting the numbers of deaths following vaccination. The VSD mortality rate following immunization is lower than the general US population mortality rate, and the causes of death are similar. These ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Area meetings and events calendar

    Walk-in Immunization Clinics, 2 to 5 p.m., Cambridge-Guernsey County Health Department, 326 Highland Ave., Cambridge. For information call 439-3577.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

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Quotes

  1. "Recent data also indicate encouraging improvements in many of the basic health interventions, such as early and exclusive breast feeding, measles immunization, vitamin A supplementation, the use of insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria, and...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Ann M Veneman Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "The approval of CERVARIX will bring an important new cervical cancer vaccine to girls and young women," said Deirdre Connelly, President, North American Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline. "Immunization with a vaccine such as CERVARIX -- along...
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Deirdre Connelly Source: Reuters

  3. "As the global economy enters into a period of recession, it will be our challenge to stay focused on reaching the Millennium Development Goals through increasing the positive impact that immunization provides on people's lives," said Mary...
    on Aug 2, 2009 By: Mary Robinson Source: MaximsNews Network

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