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mass vaccination

The use of vaccines during an outbreak of a communicable disease in an attempt to prevent an epidemic. In the U.S. mass vaccinations are sometimes carried out in schools and hospitals during meningitis or hepatitis epidemics.
See also: vaccination
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Eric Domingo is more than capable of accomplishing that, especially since he hails from Pampanga, one of the provinces covered by the botched 2017 Dengvaxia mass vaccination Program.
Was the 'school-based mass vaccination' a creation of the previous administration or part of Sanofi Pasteur's experiments on its vaccine?
Meningococcal carriage evaluation in response to a serogroup B meningococcal disease outbreak and mass vaccination campaign at a college--Rhode Island, 2015-2016.
They say Mother's Day weekend is a good time for parents to urge students ahead of a second mass vaccination clinic to get inoculated against meningococcal disease.
Aysha Hassan, who is in charge of women's health department in Peshawar, said, "The mass vaccination campaign is effective because it an initiative of the UAE.
The mass vaccination campaign is the first to cover Iraq since the country last week confirmed its first case in 14 years of poliomyelitis.
Mr Cameron saw babies at the Public Health Centre in the Sura district receiving vaccinations for yellow fever, which claims many lives each year in NigeriaDuring his trip to Africa this week, Mr Cameron has hailed mass vaccination programmes as one of the most effective and measurable forms of international aid.
Mass vaccination seems to have stopped a resurgence of the waterborne virus in flooded Pakistan.
The International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control has provided 157,000 doses of trivalent ACW vaccine for a mass vaccination campaign in affected areas of Dono-Manga and Goundi as well as 282,000 doses of bivalent vaccine for mass vaccination in Doba and Bebidja.
The new device, unveiled at the DNA Vaccines 2010 conference being held in New Orleans, is designed to facilitate mass vaccination.
Turkey purchased millions of doses of swine flu vaccines from multinational drug companies and launched a mass vaccination program after the number of cases surged in a couple of weeks.
A second round of free mass vaccination clinics to immunize Arkansans against both seasonal and HIN1 influenza will begin Dec.