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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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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.
This should be nipped in the bud without discussion by the council leaders, as the club obviously think they are bigger than the city.
Council staff said they hoped it would provide a splash of colour but some residents thought the idea should have been 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.
THERE really is no such thing as bad publicity and suggestions that Janet Jackson's career might be nipped in the bud by her Superbowl peek-a-boo show are way off beam.