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booster dose

booster dose

n
(Medicine) a supplementary injection of a vaccine given to maintain the immunization provided by an earlier dose
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Noun1.booster dose - an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
dose, dosage - a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
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He said, CPEC, which includes the building of roads, ports, dams,connecting cities, serving unserved areas has provided a much needed booster dose to the economy which will bring benefits to the IT industry too.
Those who took only one dose of vaccine will be given a second booster dose, he said.
Contract notice: contr 2018/1105 - provision of tetanus-diphtheria vaccine suitable for primary vaccination and booster dose
Dr Ahmed said Punjab is the first province in the country to introduce the DPT booster dose in its immunisation program from January this year.
LAHORE -- Lives of millions of children in the largest province of the country are at risk owing to the lack of the booster dose of DTaP vaccine against diphtheria, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The first cohort became available for the 12-month booster dose in May 2016.
Additionally, unpublished data were identified (Pfizer, unpublished data') for participants in the same trial who were enrolled in an extension study designed to evaluate antibody persistence annually for 48 months and response to a single booster dose approximately 48 months after the primary series.
Antitetanus immunoglobulin is produced from plasma of young volunteers who received a booster dose of the tetanus-diphtheria vaccine.
Groups 1 and 3 received booster dose 3 weeks after vaccination, while group 2 received booster dose 10 days after vaccination.
As an initial step in investigating the potential for reversing this decline in efficacy, we determined that a booster dose of ZV administered to adults [at least] 70 years of age elicits a varicella-zoster virus (VZV) antibody response that is noninferior to that of ZV administered as a first dose," they added
In such cases the parents have to furnish evidence that their child has been vaccinated earlier and has received the booster dose as well," he said.
Students will be given the third booster dose of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) from Nov 1 throughout the current academic year.