immunization

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Synonyms for immunization

the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)

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The catch-up immunization was launched on February 19 following the declaration of measles outbreak here.
* In Figure 2, "Catch-up immunization schedule for persons aged 4 months through 18 years who start late or who are more than 1 month behind," Tdap/Td was added to the list of possible previous vaccines in the Tdap line for children aged 7 years and older, dose 2 to dose 3 column.
When temporarily delaying vaccination is prudent--eg, with evolving neurologic conditions and moderate to severe illness-scheduling a return visit for immunizations and documenting the intention to vaccinate at the next visit are strategies to reduce the risk that catch-up immunization will be forgotten.
Julius Viczon de la Cruz of the Provincial Health Office disclosed that 66,870 under-five years old children in the province are targeted for the OPV Catch-Up Immunization by the Department of Health.
* Figure 2, Catch-Up Immunization Schedule: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), and varicella vaccine catch-up schedules were updated to provide more clarity.