Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 18th, 2004
According to an article published in the February 15, 2004, issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, people vaccinated against smallpox pose a low risk of accidentally inoculating others if they follow proper bandaging and hand-washing procedures.
Smallpox vaccinations leave an open wound on the upper arm containing a live virus that could infect others. If a child, a...
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