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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.
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adj inmunizador, inmunizante
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The Commissioner Mohammad Abbas Baloch formally inaugurated anti polio campaign by immunizing polio drops to the children here at CDF hospital.
Parents need to understand that not immunizing your children puts them at greater risk for getting the measles.
HYDERABAD -- Additional Deputy Commissioner II (ADC II) Hyderabad Shakeel Abro has said that the recent anti polio campaign set an unprecedented example by immunizing 328,031 children as compared to the target of 3,27,231 in the district.
Giving district-vise detail Akbar Khan said that 1275 teams are formed under 362 area in-charges in Peshawar, who are immunizing 6,21,000 children.
Hailing the percentage as signifying a 'tangible progress" in immunizing children against polio in insecure areas, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said in a press statement that the number of immunized children in Damascus countryside reached 326, 848, followed by Hama in which the number hit 325, 525, then came Damascus province with 277, 605 immunized children.
The Question: Does immunizing pregnant women for tetanus and diphtheria provide protection against these diseases in their newborns?
Objective of the Study: (1) To assess the primary immunization coverage of children aged 12-23 months; and (2) to know the reasons for partially or not immunizing the child.
Evaluations are continuing to determine the ability of such antigenic preparations as immunizing or immunodiagnostic reagents for blastomycosis.
Lessin said, "adults' physicians do an awful job of immunizing patients, so most adults are not fully immunized." Obstetricians and neonatal intensive care units "are good at vaccinating mom, but not dad, so these infants are dearly at risk," he added.
Immunizing witnesses in courts-martial can provide benefits to both the prosecution and the defense.
This conference kicks off with a one-day multi-track course featuring information and updates on vaccination strategies and advances including improving immunization rates in your practice and community; strategies for immunizing children and adolescents; and regional and national immunization trends.
Al-Taifi said massive awareness campaigns will be launched before the start of the vaccination drive to enlighten people about the necessity of immunizing their children against polio.