Mass vaccination: when and why.

@article{Heymann2006MassVW,
  title={Mass vaccination: when and why.},
  author={David L. Heymann and Raymond Bruce Aylward},
  journal={Current topics in microbiology and immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={304},
  pages={
          1-16
        }
}
  • D. Heymann, R. Aylward
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Current topics in microbiology and immunology
With increased demand for smallpox vaccination during the nineteenth century, vaccination days--early mass vaccination campaigns--were conducted over time-limited periods to rapidly and efficiently protect maximum numbers of susceptible persons. Two centuries later, the challenge to rapidly and efficiently protect populations by mass vaccintion continues, despite the strengthening of routine immunization services in many countries through the Expanded Programme on Immunization strategies and… 

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