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im·mu·nize

 (ĭm′yə-nīz′)
tr.v. im·mu·nized, im·mu·niz·ing, im·mu·niz·es
1. To render immune.
2. To produce immunity in, as by inoculation.
3. Law To grant immunity from prosecution or suit: immunize a witness.

im′mu·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

im·mu·ni·za·tion

(ĭm′yə-nĭ-zā′shən)
1. The production of immunity to an infectious disease in an individual through inoculation or vaccination.
2. A specific inoculation or vaccination.

immunize verb
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
inoculation, vaccination - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
sensitising, sensitizing, sensitisation, sensitization - rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
Translations
imunizace
immuniseringvaccination
immunizálásvédõoltás
bólusetning, ónæmisaîgerî
imunizácia
bağışıklık kazandırma

immunization

[ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃən] N (Med) → inmunización f

immunization

[ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃən] immunisation (British) nimmunisation f

immunization

immunization

[ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃn] nimmunizzazione f

immune

(iˈmjuːn) adjective
(with to or from) protected against, or naturally resistant to, eg a disease. immune to measles; immune from danger.
imˈmunity noun
ˈimmunize, ˈimmunise (ˈimju-) verb
to make immune to a disease, especially by an injection of a weak form of the disease.
ˌimmuniˈzation, ˌimmuniˈsation noun

im·mu·ni·za·tion

n. inmunización, proceso para activar la producción de inmunidad en el organismo en contra de una determinada enfermedad.

immunization

n inmunización f; (vaccination) vacunación f
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Following this, Duque encouraged mothers and caregivers to avail of the government's free immunization service for the benefit of the children.
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The new EPI centre will maintain modern digitised data base of pregnant mothers, newborn babies, mothers and children of the city with dates of immunization and send SMS before the immunization dates to the beneficiaries to come there for immunization.
He added that they were working on a National Action Plan to improve primary healthcare in the country with special emphasis on immunization.
Essential Immunization is a revolution in medicine that has eradicated smallpox and polio from the world and hopefully Measles will also be eradicated in near future if rate of essential immunization reaches 90 % or over in all developing countries including Pakistan.
The centre with having long-time cold-chain storage capacity will provide free immunization services to children up to 15 months against 10 fatal diseases including polio, meningitis, hepatitis, measles, tuberculosis, pneumonia, pertussis and diarrhea.
[3] In 0-5 year's age group, immunization is a timely step for prevention of mortality and morbidity due to communicable diseases.
ACIP's recommendations on use of each vaccine are developed after in-depth reviews of vaccine-related data, including disease epidemiology and burden, vaccine efficacy and effectiveness, vaccine safety, quality of evidence, feasibility of program implementation, and economic analyses of immunization policy (1).
It is therefore essential to train the interns on knowledge, skills of administration of vaccines and communication for gaining competence in implementing the program on Immunization in the community in future.

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