Smallpox containment updated: considerations for the 21st century.

@article{Heymann2004SmallpoxCU,
  title={Smallpox containment updated: considerations for the 21st century.},
  author={Dominique Heymann},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          S15-20
        }
}
The emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases since the eradication of smallpox has had a direct impact on preparedness for a deliberately-caused smallpox outbreak, should one occur. The emergence of HIV has placed restrictions on the safe and effective use of smallpox vaccines and made the need for vaccinia immune globulin important for outbreak control. At the same time, the threat of international spread of emerging and re-emerging infections has prompted global investments in… CONTINUE READING
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