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Ring

A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.

ring

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Our results suggest that ring vaccination could substantially reduce the potential size and duration of outbreaks if other control measures are also in place (Table).
One involves preemptive population vaccination; the other involves ring vaccination.
The villagers cooperated in response activities, including the disposal of carcasses and recall and disposal of meat from the carcasses that had been kept for human consumption, and they participated in control activities, including the treatment of affected animals and ring vaccination of animals that had been in contact with infected animals.
A combination of isolation, contract tracing, and ring vaccination is widely credited with halting the spread of smallpox worldwide by 1977.
city In ring vaccination, the case's household members and other dose contacts and their contacts are vaccinated.
In ring vaccination, the case's household members and other close contacts and their contacts are vaccinated.
In contrast, quarantine and ring vaccination can prevent the spread of a wide spectrum of diseases.
The clinic guide will assist planning for larger-scale, post-event vaccination when exposure circumstances indicate the need to supplement the ring vaccination approach with broader protective measures.
A crucial issue that will need to be sorted out is whether draconian biosecurity will be needed once ring vaccination has been carried out.