Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 5th, 2003
In addition to vaccine side effects experienced by some individuals, another significant concern with the national vaccination plan is the risk of individuals who have been vaccinated may transmit the vaccinia virus, the cowpox virus used in the vaccine, to others.
With the chance of spreading vaccinia virus to an at-risk patient population many U.S. hospitals, including VUMC, have...
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