Smallpox Vaccination: A Review, Part II. Adverse Events

A. Fulginiti, Vincent; Papier, Arthur; Michael Lane, J.; M. Neff, John; A. Henderson, D.
July 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p251
Academic Journal
Smallpox vaccination of health care workers, military personnel, and some first responders has begun in the United States in 2002-2003 as one aspect of biopreparedness. Full understanding of the spectrum of adverse events and of their cause, frequency, identification, prevention, and treatment is imperative. This article describes known and suspected adverse events occurring after smallpox vaccination.


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