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v. vac·ci·nat·ed, vac·ci·nat·ing, vac·ci·nates
To inoculate with a vaccine in order to produce immunity to an infectious disease, such as diphtheria or typhus.
To perform vaccinations or a vaccination.

vac′ci·na′tor n.
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Noun1.vaccinating - the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunityvaccinating - the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity; "doctors examined the recruits but nurses did the inoculating"
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
ring vaccination - administering vaccine only to people in close contact with an isolated infected patient; prevents the spread of a highly infectious disease by surrounding the patient with a ring of immunization
variolation, variolization - the obsolete process of inoculating a susceptible person with material taken from a vesicle of a person who has smallpox
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And for three days and three nights the monkeys kept coming from the jungles and the valleys and the hills to the little house of grass, where the Doctor sat all day and all night, vaccinating and vaccinating.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust said not vaccinating children could mean they spread diseases such as measles to babies and people with weakened immune systems.
He said that parents should realize their duties and save future of children by vaccinating them against these diseases.
New York has to stop allowing people to avoid vaccinating their children under the guise of religious reasons.
Instead of actually vaccinating children, some vaccines are wasted and children are marked with ink regardless of whether or not they have been vaccinated.
In the past, we used to hold the campaign every month but now the drives are held after six months as two weeks will be spent in vaccinating the missed children,' he said.
She claimed that immediately after outbreak of measles in Sindh and Punjab, the government had started vaccinating the children in the districts.
In the security compromised areas of Khyber Agency (Jamrud and Bara), North Waziristan Agency, and FR Bannu (Baka Khail, Jani Khail, Hindi Khail and Sintanga), Continuous Community Protected Vaccination (CCPV) approach will be adopted, wherein teams comprising 634 local members will be vaccinating children for 5 days and catch up to vaccinate missed children for another 2 days, ensuring zero missed children for eradicating the virus in these areas.
"These findings affirm the importance of vaccinating females at a young age before any significant exposure to HPV occurs and underscores the need for maintaining organized high-quality screening programs that cover all sexually active women, even if they were vaccinated," concluded Dr.
"There are some children that can't be vaccinated for health reasons, and so it's important to remember that by vaccinating your child with two doses of MMR vaccine, you're not only protecting your child's health, but you're also protecting the health of those children who are unable to get vaccinated.
"The virus has claimed 25 lives to date, three of them in Gaza, and we are in the midst of vaccinating," Asad Ramlawi, general director of primary health care at the Palestinian Ministry of Health, told IRIN.