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MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004 Feb 13;53(5):106-7.

Update: adverse events following civilian smallpox vaccination--United States, 2003.

Abstract

During January 24-December 31, 2003, smallpox vaccine was administered to 39,213 civilian health-care and public health workers in 55 jurisdictions to prepare the United States for a possible terrorist attack using smallpox virus. This report updates information on vaccine-associated adverse events among civilians vaccinated since the beginning of the program and among contacts of vaccinees, received by CDC from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) during August 9-December 31.

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