Skip Navigation
Explore our COVID-19 Resources and Updates
CHS blue logo square
 
 
Home > Our Work > All Publications > 2003

Publications

Our publications keep professionals working across the public, private, and academic sectors informed on the most important developments and issues in health security and biosecurity.

Find an article or report by keywords:

 
 
Find an article or report or see all by area, author, or year:

Title:

Smallpox Vaccination in 2003: Key Information for Clinicians

Authors:
John Bartlett, Luciana Borio, Lew Radonovich, Julie Samia Mair, Tara O'Toole, Michael Mair, Neil Halsey, Robert Grow, Thomas V. Inglesby
Date posted:
April 01, 2003
Publication type:
Article
Publication:

Clin Infect Dis 2003;36(7):883-902

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Availability:
Available on publisher's website
See also:

Full article as HTMLPDF

Introduction:

The purpose of this article is to provide clinicians with answers to some of the most important and frequently asked questions related to smallpox vaccination. Information that has direct bearing on this issue is broad in scope, complex, and multidisciplinary, and this article is offered as an attempt to distil this information into a single accessible resource. The information is organized as questions and answers and grouped in the following major sections: Purpose and Approach of the U.S. Smallpox Vaccination Program, Description of the Current Vaccine and Vaccine Supply, Efficacy and Duration of Immunity Following Vaccination, Vaccine  Administration, Vaccine Safety and Adverse Reactions, Contraindications to Smallpox Vaccination, Treatment of Vaccine-Related Complications, Liability Issues Related to Smallpox Vaccination, and The Recent Israeli Smallpox Vaccination Series.

Full article as HTMLPDF

 

 

Our Mission

To protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.