December 2002
Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p1
Academic Journal
Presents news involving the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC's offer of details on health worker smallpox vaccination; Government advisory panel's backing of CDC's anthrax vaccine study plans; Anthrax vaccine maker BioPort Corp.'s call for public anthrax vaccination.


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