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Smallpox Vaccine

"Smallpox Vaccine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A live VACCINIA VIRUS vaccine of calf lymph or chick embryo origin, used for immunization against smallpox. It is now recommended only for laboratory workers exposed to smallpox virus. Certain countries continue to vaccinate those in the military service. Complications that result from smallpox vaccination include vaccinia, secondary bacterial infections, and encephalomyelitis. (Dorland, 28th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Smallpox Vaccine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Smallpox Vaccine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2002 and 2003
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.