Components of a smallpox vaccination kit including the diluent, a vial of Dryvax® smallpox vaccine, and a bifurcated needle.
Vaccinia (smallpox) vaccine, derived from calf lymph, and currently licensed in the United States, is a lyophilized, live-virus preparation of infectious vaccinia virus. It does not contain smallpox (variola) virus.Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (18.29 MB)
|CDC - National Immunization Program: Smallpox
|CDC - MMWR: Recommendations and Reports - Smallpox Vaccination
|CDC – Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response – CDC Bioterrorism Update: Smallpox Preparedness
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