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immunization

im yooh nuh zay shuhn

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

  • As immunization rates drop, that protection grows thinner.
  • A child receives a polio immunization in a Jakarta clinic.
  • Supported a controversial needle exchange program designed to slow the spread of AIDS, helped boost childhood immunization rates and developed one of the first programs to prepare .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - This Week Reynoldsburg
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - Science Daily
  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - The Daily Jeffersonian
Quotes

  • Deirdre Connelly in Reuters
    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... Ann M Veneman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Veneman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGvjJndT5aCViNxPxuQEI0oS_Qwxg MiamiHerald.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation/AP/story/684478.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFk9rkh0pdWhvnt4o-ARWJOjbJcWw Sep 12, 2008 49823 67557 immunization 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...
  • Mary Robinson in MaximsNews Network
    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...

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