Frequency of Adverse Events after Vaccination with Different Vaccinia Strains

@article{Kretzschmar2006FrequencyOA,
  title={Frequency of Adverse Events after Vaccination with Different Vaccinia Strains},
  author={Mirjam E. Kretzschmar and Jacco Wallinga and Peter F M Teunis and Shuqin Xing and Rafael T. Mikolajczyk},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={265 - 274}
}
BACKGROUND Large quantities of smallpox vaccine have been stockpiled to protect entire nations against a possible reintroduction of smallpox. Planning for an appropriate use of these stockpiled vaccines in response to a smallpox outbreak requires a rational assessment of the risks of vaccination-related adverse events, compared to the risk of contracting an infection. Although considerable effort has been made to understand the dynamics of smallpox transmission in modern societies, little… CONTINUE READING

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