smallpox vaccine

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smallpox vaccine

[′smȯl‚päks vak‚sēn]
(immunology)
A vaccine prepared from a glycerinated suspension of the exudate from cowpox vesicles obtained from healthy vaccinated calves or sheep. Also known as antismallpox vaccine; glycerinated vaccine virus; Jennerian vaccine; virus vaccinium.
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VIGIV is the only therapeutic licensed by the FDA for the treatment of complications due to smallpox vaccination.
The 12-month contract is for vaccinia immune globulin intravenous, also known as VIGIV, which is the only medical treatment licensed by theFood and Drug Administration to address complications that may arise from a smallpox vaccination.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of complications due to smallpox vaccination.
The 2003 National Smallpox Vaccination Program resulted in the vaccination of almost 40,000 volunteers in 9 months in the United States (2).
The first vaccine for it was discovered by British physician Edward Jenner who discovered the effectiveness of cowpox to protect humans from smallpox in 1796, but the British government didn't introduce compulsory smallpox vaccination until 1853, when it was made an Act of Parliament.
The discontinuation of routine smallpox vaccination in the United States, 1960-1976: an unlikely affirmation of biomedical hegemony
Henderson; members of the former Smallpox Eradication Committee; headquarters and regional WHO staff; statue donors; and individuals who participated on the ground in smallpox vaccination campaigns attended the ceremony.
ENDING smallpox vaccination may have contributed to the explosive spread of HIV/Aids, scientists said.
SMALLPOX vaccination reduces replication of HIV by five times, according to a study.
The live, attenuated, tissue-cultured LCl6m8 vaccine proved to be immunogenic in adults who had never received any smallpox vaccination, and it produced an adequate booster response in those who had been vaccinated previously.