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to render immune.
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1. To render immune.
2. To administer immunization.
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tr.v. immu·nized, immu·nizing, immu·nizes
To produce immunity in, as by inoculation.

im′mu·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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To render immune.
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Patient discussion about immunize

Q. Is there a vaccination against hepatitis? I want to volunteer in a charity organization abroad soon, and I heard that currently there’s and outbreak of hepatitis in the town I intend to go to. Is there anything I can do to prevent me from getting hepatitis? Is there a way to get a vaccination against it?

A. before you would like to go on with any vaccination, you should check out this very long list of links:

at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.

Q. Why does the body attack itself in autoimmune diseases? And if it’s possible - How come it doesn’t happen most of the time?

A. Some say cell-wall deficient (CWD) bacteria can live inside your cells (were apparently photographed in immune cells under electron microscope). See and (run by the autoimmunity research foundation). Also see I have been on the MP for just over a year. It has helped a lot of my symptoms, including lowering my TSH (thyroid) from hashimoto's thyroiditis (autoimmune thyroid condition). I hope that my thyroid will eventually regain all of it's function (still taking some thyroid hormone supplement, but less). The MP is not without "side effects," which are said to be from bacterial die-off and cell death when the bacteria are killed. It is experimental and should only be undertaken with that in mind. The website is currently moderated by volunteers. There needs to be more research on CWD bacterial colonies and their possible role in autoimmune diseases. Please mention this to your doctor(s).

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All they need to do is to go to their health centers to have their children immunized for free against this deadly disease.
We appeal to all mothers to please, please have your children immunized. No one needs to get sick, much less die, from measles.
Briones said that while the education sector's focus would be on schools where the vaccine was used-Central Luzon, Calabarzon and Metropolitan Manila-students in other regions would also be watched, especially if they had been immunized privately or on community health programs.
One-fourth of Hindu (26.3%) and one-fifth (20.4%) of Muslim children were immunized. The association between religion and immunization status was found to be statistically nonsignificant.
It is noteworthy that transcripts of IFN-[gamma] and IL-12 were virtually undetectable in the cells of mice immunized with the empty vector.
Five animal groups each consisted of seven pathogen-free, female BALB/c mice (6-8 weeks of age-average 20 g of weight) were handled according to the international animal care ethics and immunized with HBsAg, HBsAg-containing archaeosomes (HBsAg+ Arch), HBsAg-free archaeosomes (Arch) and HBsAg with complete/incomplete Freund's adjuvant (HBsAg+C/IFA).
But if the infection was an accidental one, I would only be guilty of miscalculating the odds that I would get the disease without being immunized. That hardly rises to the level of a criminal act.
In the region, about 67 percent of children are fully immunized for MMR at 24 months of age, and only about 44 percent of low-income children are fully immunized.
The review found lots of evidence supporting the practice--including one study showing that up to half of infant pertussis cases could have been prevented if parents had been immunized (Pediatr.
However, once immunity is granted, it may be difficult or impossible to prosecute the immunized witness.
The first group of amphibians was immunized in space, the second was immunized on Earth, and the third was not immunized at all.