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Vaccinia

The cutaneous and occasional systemic reactions associated with vaccination using smallpox (variola) vaccine. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
52964
Concept ID:
C0042214
Disease or Syndrome
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Smallpox Vaccine

smallpox vaccine.  [from HL7]

MedGen UID:
20786
Concept ID:
C0037355
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
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Smallpox

Smallpox is a disease caused by the Variola major virus. Some experts say that over the centuries it has killed more people than all other infectious diseases combined. Worldwide immunization stopped the spread of smallpox three decades ago. The last case was reported in 1977. Two research labs still keep small amounts of the virus. Experts fear bioterrorists could use the virus to spread disease. Smallpox spreads very easily from person to person. Symptoms are flu-like. They include. -High fever. -Fatigue. -Headache. -Backache. -A rash with flat red sores. There is no treatment. Fluids and medicines for pain or fever can help control symptoms. Most people recover, but some can die. Those who do recover may have severe scars. The U.S. stopped routine smallpox vaccinations in 1972. Military and other high-risk groups continue to get the vaccine. The U.S. has increased its supply of the vaccine in recent years. The vaccine makes some people sick, so doctors save it for those at highest risk of disease. . NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
20785
Concept ID:
C0037354
Disease or Syndrome
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Vaccines

A Type of medicine that creates an immune protection without the recipient experiencing the disease.  [from HL7]

MedGen UID:
52963
Concept ID:
C0042210
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
5.

Hiv

Infection caused by the human immunodeficiency virus. [from NCI_NICHD]

MedGen UID:
5583
Concept ID:
C0019693
Disease or Syndrome
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