Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 30th, 2001
Instead, the 538 delegates attending the AMA's annual winter meeting in San Francisco voted overwhelmingly to continue studying the possible repercussions of such a mass inoculation.
"We do not yet know that the bad guys have the smallpox virus,'' said Dr. Ron Davis, a public health expert from Detroit, Michigan, and a member of the AMA's 16-member board of trustees. "There are huge, complex issues involved and due deliberation is needed.''
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