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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It will start inoculating its population of 67 million people through the state-run National Health Service, with the first vaccinations to be given to the highest-priority individuals from December 7.How the US, UK and China are planning to roll out vaccines|Eileen Guo|December 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
According to Rajesh Bhushan, the health ministry’s secretary, the government had never spoken about inoculating everyone in India.Does India need to give its entire population the Covid-19 vaccine?|Manavi Kapur|December 3, 2020|Quartz
Contact with a woman in a more advanced role inoculates younger women against threats to their scientific identity and reinforces that perhaps they, too, can thrive in science.The Problem with a New Study on Mentorship in Science - Facts So Romantic|Aubrey Clayton|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
Lee has questions about the monitoring of side effects, but such considerations are not delaying his preparations for the day he can begin inoculating his community.
When distribution expands beyond health-care workers, the onus will shift from hospitals and other organizations largely inoculating their own staff to a wider range of sites, from sports arenas to school parking lots, for community immunization.
Most human infections are contracted by inhaling, ingesting, or inoculating a pathogen.This Amoeba Eats Your Brain: Naegleria Fowleri Rattles New Orleans|Kent Sepkowitz|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Forces of doctors were marshalled to administer the cure, inoculating all who were untouched by the Plague.
In a short time Europe, too, was busily engaged in developing the bacteria, and inoculating her people.
If I still possessed it I would, despite my advanced age, try the experiment of inoculating myself with it.Complete Short Works|Georg Ebers
These instruments are used for inoculating culture tubes and preparing specimens for microscopical examination.
(a) Inoculating a tube of sterile nutrient medium with a portion of the material to be examined.