verb (used with object), in·oc·u·lat·ed, in·oc·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·oc·u·lat·ed, in·oc·u·lat·ing.
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The two-dose regimen required for the leading vaccine candidates mean that about 15 billion doses could be required to inoculate the global population.
Moderna has said it will be able to deliver 20 million doses of vaccine by the end of this year, enough to inoculate 10 million people.Moderna has never distributed a product before. A Swiss company is here to help|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 19, 2020|Fortune
The first vaccines were developed on dairy farms in the late 18th century, inoculating humans with cowpox as a means of preventing the spread of smallpox.The secret weapon for distributing a potential covid-19 vaccine|Joanna Radin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Sinovac’s trial delay raises the prospect that China has been inoculating its citizens with a potentially unsafe vaccine and showcases the dangers of attempting to bulldoze traditional vaccine approval processes.China approved early distribution of a COVID vaccine to tens of thousands. Now there are safety concerns|Grady McGregor|November 10, 2020|Fortune
The labs will use the same chemical reagents and follow the same protocols to assess the neutralizing antibody levels found in the blood of those who are inoculated with the various vaccine candidates.Which COVID-19 vaccine works best? A new lab network promises an answer|Jeremy Kahn|October 6, 2020|Fortune
Forty million Americans were inoculated, unnecessarily as it turned out.
Troops traveling north from the Carolinas were soon stopping in Virginia to be inoculated before continuing on.
He had his wife, Martha, inoculated in Philadelphia, and she came through the process healthy.
Before the end of 1777, nearly 40,000 troops had been inoculated.
In fact, we have been inoculated from the experience of contagion.When TB Was a Death Sentence: An Excerpt From ‘The Remedy’|Thomas Goetz|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the age of sixty-two I inoculated him, and was very careful in selecting matter in its most active state.
Several children and adults were inoculated from the arm of William Pead.
Several months afterwards, he was again inoculated with variolous matter, but no sensible effect was produced on the constitution.
At the same time, I inoculated Abby, and the jailer's children, who all had it so lightly as hardly to interrupt their play.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
But such free-minded individuals, not inoculated with Shakespeare-worship, are no longer to be found in our Christian society.Tolstoy on Shakespeare|Leo Tolstoy