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National Immunization Program

 (NIP)
an organizational component of the centers for disease control and prevention, charged with preventing disease, disability, and death from vaccine-preventable diseases in children and adults.

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If a cardholder were notified of every utilization of his or her credit card by e-mail, the inappropriate use of a card would be noticed much earlier and would be nipped in the bud.
With his career nipped in the bud, Bell, perhaps humming the "Me and Bobby McGee" lyric about freedom being another word for nothing left to lose, filed a 187-page ethics complaint against Tom DeLay; the powerful House Majority Leader and engineer of the hyper-aggressive redistricting scheme that claimed Bell's seat.
He said both attempts were nipped in the bud and insisted no-one entered the military facilities.
However, Dhawan warns that if the bond market reacts negatively to increasing deficits and long term rates rise too much and too fast, an investment rebound may get nipped in the bud.
I witnessed an office romance that ended very messily because it was not nipped in the bud.
If this practice is not nipped in the bud now, it won't be long before there'll be cars all over the place.