Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 13th, 2005
"There is currently considerable concern about the vulnerability of human populations to biowarfare or bioterrorist attacks with variola virus (VARV). Traditional smallpox vaccines were manufactured using the lymph of ruminants infected with the vaccinia virus (VACV). However, these production methods do not meet current standards for vaccines, especially since the emergence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in domesticated ruminants.
"This study has examined the protective efficacy of the Lister...
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