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  • v. Present participle of vaccinate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity


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  • I did, certainly, succeed in vaccinating a number of people by injecting very small, repeated doses of virulent blood (with Conseil) and achieved rather better results with brain tissue from the guinea pig (with Hélène

    Charles Nicolle - Nobel Lecture

  • Even though young children are being the hardest hit by the swine flu, many parents are not sold on the idea of vaccinating their young children.

    Parents divided over the H1N1 vaccine

  • MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, ACTOR: I mean, obviously, the idea of vaccinating is in an ideal world, upside down and backwards.

    CNN Transcript Aug 16, 2008

  • Many parents are appalled at the notion of vaccinating such young girls against a sexually transmitted disease.

    "What kind of people supply schoolgirls to a pharmaceutical company...?"

  • He says, well, we've endorsed the idea of vaccinating people in the time of smallpox epidemics.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • Whistling at our fear, assuming a brave stance, "vaccinating" ourselves with affirmations, seeking out the psychic police for protection, or even pole-vaulting headlong into fear like would-be Olympians are the common strategies many of us use to overcome terror.

    Alison Rose Levy: Smiling at Fear: Pema Chodron

  • So we never took care of "vaccinating" it against viruses etc.


  • * Protecting 111 million people through disease prevention activities, such as vaccinating children against measles

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • But neither doctors nor parents always know whether or not newborns, or babies have egg allergies, prior to vaccinating them.

    Alison Rose Levy: Connecting The Dots: Autism Awareness

  • The recognition that some children could be exposed to a cumulative level of mercury over the first 6 months of life that exceeds one of the federal guidelines on methyl mercury now requires a weighing of two different types of risks when vaccinating infants.

    The Panic Virus


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