booster shot


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booster shot

n.
An additional dose of an immunizing agent, such as a vaccine or toxoid, given at a time after the initial dose to sustain the immune response elicited by the previous dose of the same agent. Also called booster dose.
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Noun1.booster shot - 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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booster shot

n. búster, inyección de refuerzo; dosis suplementaria; reactivación de una vacuna o agente inmunizador.
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Weidman said his dog Zeke received a booster shot, as well as some antibiotics, and the family decided to impose a voluntary modified quarantine on Zeke as precaution.
There are nine different types of IV drips, which clients can choose from; Wellness Protcol, Mood Support, Athlete Sport, Booster Shot Glutathione, Energizer, Age Defiance, Detox Fat Burning, Immuno Booster and Hair Tonic.
Contract notice: Public supply contract for the purchase and delivery of the vaccine intended to protect infants and children for the primary vaccination and booster shot against pneumococcus.
Apply this booster shot every three weeks after the initial dye and it pledges to keep the shade looking as fresh on week EIGHT as it did on day one.
The herpes zoster vaccine should be administered earlier rather than later in order to achieve optimal immune response, but an additional booster shot for individuals 70 years or older is also advisable.
At its monthly clinics you can have a Reviv Booster Shot administered by a registered nurse, to give you a cocktail of different vitamins, which can make you feel more energised for up to five days.
com)-- Dragging yourself into another busy work week on a Monday morning sometimes requires a booster shot of motivation.
China's booster shot to its markets in the form of a 25 basis points interest rate cut coupled with a 50 basis point reduction in reserve requirement helped the rupee post its biggest gain against the dollar in 2015.
5 million Grade 1 students have been given the measles-rubella vaccine while only 270,618 pupils have been administered the tetanus-diphtheria booster shot.
Plus, monkey research suggests a booster shot will be needed for long-term protection.
WASHINGTON -- Immunizing expectant mothers with the Tdap vaccine booster shot resulted in higher cord serum levels of pertussis toxin antibodies, according to a study from Argentina.
Mr Miliband may have concluded that this is the time for stark prose rather than socialist poetry, that his foot-soldiers do not need a booster shot of idealism when they are gripped by raw ambition.