Smallpox Vaccine and Cancer

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Breman JG, Arita I, Fenner F. Preventing the return of smallpox. N Engl J Med. 2003;348:463-466.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Household transmission of vaccinia virus from contact with a military smallpox vaccinee--Illinois and Indiana, 2007. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2007;56:478-481.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Notice to Readers: Newly Licensed Smallpox Vaccine to Replace Old Smallpox Vaccine. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57:207-208.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Questions and Answers About Smallpox Contraindications and Screening. Accessed at www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/faq/screening.asp on February 24, 2014.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Questions and Answers About Smallpox Disease. Accessed at http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/faq/smallpox_disease.asp on February 24, 2014. .

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smallpox Fact Sheet. Smallpox Disease Overview. Accessed at http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/overview/disease-facts.asp on February 24, 2014.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smallpox Vaccine Information Statement. Accessed at: www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/vaccination/pdf/smallpox-vis.pdf on February 24, 2014.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What You Should Know About a Smallpox Outbreak. Accessed at http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/basics/outbreak.asp February 24, 2014.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Vulvar vaccinia infection after sexual contact with a military smallpox vaccinee--Alaska, 2006. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2007;56:417-419.

Food and Drug Administration. Smallpox Vaccine. Accessed at www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/QuestionsaboutVaccines/ucm070429.htm on February 24, 2014.

Manufacturer’s Prescribing Information: Acambis, ACAM 2000™. Accessed at www.fda.gov/downloads/biologicsbloodvaccines/vaccines/approvedproducts/ucm142572.pdf on February 24, 2014.

Wharton M, Strikas RA, Harpaz R, et al; Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. Recommendations for using smallpox vaccine in a pre-event vaccination program. Supplemental recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). Morb Mortal Recomm Rep. 2003;52(RR-7):1-16.


Last Medical Review: 02/24/2014
Last Revised: 02/24/2014