unimmunized

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unimmunized

(ʌnˈɪmjʊˌnaɪzd) or

unimmunised

adj
not immunized
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New Zealand currently has the highest number of recorded cases of measles since 1997 and because measles is so contagious, infection spreads particularly quickly among unimmunised people.
He advised the teams to reach and vaccinate every child during the campaign as wild poliovirus was still circulating in the region that could attack any unimmunised child.
While it has virtually eliminated, polio remains a threat to global health because as long as a single child remains infected, the virus can easily be spread into polio-free countries and unimmunised populations, according to the health body.
Unfortunately, most of those reported were in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the danger is that so long as a single child remains infected, the virus can quickly spread into polio-free countries and unimmunised populations.
They said in Laikipia East subcounty the number of unimmunised children is growing rapidly.
"However due to ongoing measles outbreaks in Europe, we will continue to see cases, particularly in unimmunised individuals.This could lead to some spread in communities with low MMR coverage."
It is not in the nature of doctors to turn away patients, but more pediatricians in Dallas and surrounding communities are doing just that to reduce the risk of unimmunised children spreading illness to infants too young to have been inoculated.
More than four million children are unimmunised and tens of millions of Nigerians still do not have access to clean water and proper sanitation, putting children's health at risk.
class="MsoNormalAmong the factors at play is that the virus can easily be imported into a polio-free country and spread rapidly among unimmunised populations.
"The UK recently achieved World Health Organisation measles elimination status and so the overall risk of measles to the UK population is low, however, we will continue to see cases in unimmunised individuals and limited onward spread can occur in communities with low MMR coverage, and in age groups with very close mixing."
"The UK recently achieved WHO measles elimination status and so the overall risk of measles to the UK population is low, however, we will continue to see cases in unimmunised individuals and limited onward spread can occur in communities with low MMR coverage and in age groups with very close mixing."
Dr Ramsay said: "Due to ongoing measles outbreaks within Europe, we will continue to see imported measles cases in the UK in unimmunised individuals.