Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 24th, 2002
The news was presented at a community forum on smallpox vaccine use at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in June 2002
The last natural case of smallpox in the United States was reported in 1977. Health authorities said in the event of a bioterrorist incident they would make smallpox vaccinations available to anyone who asks for it but they would not recommend having the general public vaccinated.
Members of the public were invited to join the...
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