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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This randomised, double-blind, multicentre trial will evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of three consecutive vaccine lots of the freeze-dried formulation of MVA-BN smallpox vaccine, similar to the prior completed phase 3 study for the liquid-frozen MVA-BN formulation.
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Similarly, persons administering ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine to laboratory and health care personnel at risk for occupational exposure to orthopoxviruses can decrease the risk for inadvertent infection through recommended infection prevention measures.
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Bavarian Nordic has ongoing contracts with the US government for the late-stage development and procurement of the company's third-generation smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE(R).
Bavarian Nordic has ongoing contracts with the United States government for the late-stage development and procurement of the company's third-generation smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE.
Allen, a journalist, tells the story from the turn of the 20th century and the development of the smallpox vaccine. He describes the wartime governmental campaigns to protect children against the ravages of typhoid fever, diphtheria, and yellow fever and explains the legendary rivalry between Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin and their respective polio vaccines.
PREP also directs the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a compensation program for victims similar to the one now in use for smallpox vaccine.
Bavarian Nordic recently reported that it is in continuing dialogue with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials on the proposal it has submitted to supply the government with its Imvamune[R] smallpox vaccine under the Project BioShield program.
Shares in Acambis, who are best known for developing the smallpox vaccine ACAM2000, rose three per cent yesterday