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Booster Shot

The first report by an underwriter recommending that investors buy a new issue of a security. A booster shot intends to make the new issue more attractive to investors.
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The society relies heavily on fundraisers to provide the dogs with booster shots, rabies shots, heartworm tests, identification tags, spaying or neutering, grooming and foster care until the dog is placed with a family.
Lead researcher Dr Victor Reus, professor of psychiatry at the university, said one key question will be whether booster shots could help prevent people who have given up from relapsing.
Because reversibility is an attractive feature of any contraception method, O'Rand's group investigated whether fertility returned after they stopped giving the monkeys booster shots.
However, there is an equine vaccination that involves two injections - at about $25 each - three to six weeks apart, followed by booster shots every six months.
The company also plans to send another mailing announcing the availability of a kit that helps physicians to identify patients whose booster shots have been deferred and who need to be called back once the supply is restored.
Each elephant would have to be periodically located to receive its booster shots.
Tdap and other booster shots help keep children healthy and prevent outbreaks of serious illnesses," said Jennifer Nuovo, M.
It is important for children to complete the series of recommended immunizations, including booster shots, to protect them against serious infectious diseases such as Hib," said Jerome Klein, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, member of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center.
The choice of drinks at Juiced Up on Bruntsfield Place ranges from simple orange juice to booster shots of exotic fruits like Acai, a Brazilian berry said to help with premature ageing and increase libido.
Pertussis infections are increasing due to loss of immunity in previously vaccinated adolescents and adults who haven't received booster shots.
But immunity wanes within several years, and booster shots have not been routine.
Millions of Americans lack immunity to tetanus and diphtheria because they fail to follow federal guidelines that call for regular booster shots against the diseases, a new study finds.