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Immunization rates are lower in India than in other developing countries.
  the process of by which someone’s body becomes safe from a disease — typically by learning to recognize and fight the disease through vaccination
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  • Immunization rates are lower in India than in other developing countries.
  • So …. are you immunized or something?
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • For those who live here most of their lives, they are naturally immunized.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • I expected to come in, fill out some paperwork, hand over some immunization records, and be done with it.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility

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  • And an immunization card, and last semester’s grades.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • He finished scribbling on the form and decided it would be a good idea to do a skeletal survey, and that sometime soon we ought to get her immunizations up to date.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • And I volunteer at the clinic, where a Guinean doctor comes once a week from Coquilhatville to immunize and diagnose babies.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • We immunize the fish against the future man’s diseases.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • I considered the offer seriously-I went so far as to book a flight and get the required immunizations-and then bowed out at the last minute.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • …and more and more impenetrable armour— plating; others search for new and deadlier gases, or for soluble poisons capable of being produced in such quantities as to destroy the vegetation of whole continents, or for breeds of disease germs immunized against all possible antibodies; others strive to produce a vehicle that shall bore its way under the soil like a submarine under the water, or an aeroplane as independent of its base as a sailing-ship; others explore even remoter…
    George Orwell  --  1984

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  • He felt he’d been accidentally immunized from it, or at least to some extent broken from the habit by his failure from school.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • When she takes him in his pram for his immunizations at the pediatrician’s, she stands outside the room and plugs up her ears.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • He saw no reason why Fermina Daza should not be a widow like them, prepared by life to accept him just as he was, without fantasies of guilt because of her dead husband, resolved to discover with him the other happiness of being happy twice, with one love for everyday use which would become, more and more, a miracle of being alive, and the other love that belonged to her alone, the love immunized by death against all contagion.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Okay, Peabody, I hope your immunizations are up to date.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • A virus that immunizes the host by altering its DNA against certain other viruses.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • All the practical things—visas and clothing and immunization cards?
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • It immunized your body and your soul, and that was why she ignored us kids when we cried.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • It was a thing to which I have immunized myself, but of which very few other persons have even heard.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • If he fixed the horse real good, maybe he could immunize the poor thing against her stupidity and fear.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • It immunizes you.
    Eugene Ionesco  --  Rhinoceros
  • Every dog needs a good veterinarian, a trained professional who can keep it healthy and strong and immunized against disease.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • He showed the children how to let themselves be stung by spiders and drink the urine of pregnant women as a form of immunization.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • He had immunized rabbits to typhoid, and he believed that if he mixed serum taken from these immune animals with typhoid germs, the germs would die.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Though theoretically immunized by periodical inoculations, he was well aware that at any moment death might claim him too, and he had given thought to this.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • The poor get cash grants in exchange for keeping children in school, getting them immunized, taking them to clinics for checkups, and attending health education lectures.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • My mother had to think about what time the baby had her last feeding, whether they had enough diapers in the house, and scheduling doctor visits for immunizations and check-ups.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • Women have an extraordinary ability to withdraw from the sexual relationship, to immunize themselves against it, in such a way that their men can be left feeling let down and insulted without having anything tangible to complain of.
    Doris Lessing  --  The Grass is Singing
  • Even if enough exposure to the unvarying gray sickness had somehow managed to immunize him, he could still never accept the way each owner, each shadow, filed in only to exchange a dented, malfunctioning version of himself for another, just as futureless, automotive projection of somebody else’s life.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • They passed a sign that said: YOU ARE NOW ENTERING LEVEL I PROCEED DIRECTLY TO IMMUNIZATION CONTROL Hall noticed that all the walls were red.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • He provides a copy of Gogol’s birth certificate and immunization record, which Mrs. McNab puts in a folder along with the registration.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Possible suspension seemed like a large price to pay for a peek at Patch’s immunization card.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • She is given a list of pediatricians, and countless brochures on breast-feeding, and bonding, and immunizing, and samples of baby shampoos and Q-Tips and creams.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • She opens up the folder and examines the immunization record, the birth certificate.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Not even an immunization record.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • He produced antitoxin in the test-tube, which meant that it would be possible to immunize against certain diseases without tediously making sera by the inoculation of animals.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • When Ashima and Ashoke see their son’s pet name typed on the label of a prescription for antibiotics, when they see it at the top of his immunization record, it doesn’t look right; pet names aren’t meant to be made public in this way.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Nana had the idea that a good fright might make the child speak, and spent nine years inventing all sorts of desperate strategies for frightening Clara, the end result of which was to immunize the girl forever against terror and surprise.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • You have received booster immunizations and gamma G. Ii: you feel dizzy, sit down.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • They came to Immunization.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • When he had joined the Wildfire team, he had undergone immunizations for everything imaginable, even plague and cholera, which had to be renewed every six months, and gamma-globulin shots for viral infection.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Certainly he who had lived to study the methods of immunizing mankind against disease had little interest in actually using those methods.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • I knew that I had been naturally immunized to the actual disease by merely living there, from the air I had breathed growing up.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • Listen! Lee, darling! Listen! I do think the phage will immunize against the plague—you bet I’ll be mighty well injected with it myself!—but I don’t KNOW, and even if it were practically perfect, there’d always be some people it wouldn’t protect.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • A trip to India will require a whole new set of immunizations, he has warned.) In November, Gogol develops a mild ear infection.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
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