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ring vac·ci·na·tion

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  1. ring vaccinationnoun

    administering vaccine only to people in close contact with an isolated infected patient; prevents the spread of a highly infectious disease by surrounding the patient with a ring of immunization


  1. ring vaccination

    Ring vaccination is a method of disease control strategy in which only those individuals that are most likely to be infected, such as those in close proximity to a diagnosed individual, are vaccinated. This technique creates a "ring" of immunization preventing the spread of the disease beyond that area. It was used most notably to control the spread of smallpox. The purpose is to control an outbreak or eliminate a disease from a specific population.

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    The numerical value of ring vaccination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

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    The numerical value of ring vaccination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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