Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 7th, 2001
Fresh batches of vaccine are on order, but experts hope that adding more liquid to the existing supply will be a temporary solution at least until those begin to arrive next summer.
The need for protection against the disease, which has been eradicated in its natural form, has become more pressing since the September 11 terrorist attacks. There is no treatment for smallpox, and routine vaccinations ceased in the United States in 1972 because it was no longer considered a...
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