- Also called ab·sorbed dose. the quantity of ionizing radiation absorbed by a unit mass of matter, especially living tissue, measured in grays: although increasingly disfavored, in the U.S. an absorbed dose may still be measured in rads.
- exposure dose.
verb (used with object), dosed, dos·ing.
verb (used without object), dosed, dos·ing.
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Equality would mean each country gets the same proportion of vaccine doses relative to its population size, and at the same rate.Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? Ethicists are fiercely debating how to vaccinate billions of people.|Sigal Samuel|November 20, 2020|Vox
Also still unknown is what share of the volunteers who got both vaccine doses were included in the new analysis.New Pfizer vaccine appears 90 percent effective against COVID-19|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 10, 2020|Science News For Students
Limited initial doses are likely to go first to health-care workers, members of the advisory committee on immunization have said.Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be cleared by mid-December following release of data showing it is more than 90 percent effective|Laurie McGinley, Lena H. Sun, Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The publicly released data did not include how many cases were recorded in each group or what portion of the nearly 39,000 people who got both vaccine doses were included in the analysis.Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective, preliminary trial data show|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 9, 2020|Science News
In 2016, a pair of studies from New York University and Johns Hopkins found that a single dose could significantly improve symptoms of anxiety and depression in terminally ill cancer patients.Oregon just voted to legalize magic mushrooms. Here’s what that actually means.|Rachel Feltman|November 5, 2020|Popular Science