Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 17th, 2003
The new vaccine would require only a few injections, compared with the six shots required with the existing vaccine, researchers said.
Ever since the Food and Drug Administration approved the 30-year-old vaccine, scientists have been trying to improve it. Efforts increased after letters laced with anthrax were mailed to government and news media offices in fall 2001, killing 5 people and sickening 17 others.
"It's fortunate that the work was ongoing," said Dr. Arthur...
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