Items Tagged ‘Smallpox’

May 8, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Prevention The Hidden Type of Alzheimer’s Doctors […]

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April 22, 2013

Individual genes alter effectiveness of smallpox vaccine

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Individual genes alter the response — effectiveness — of the smallpox vaccine, not the quality of the vaccination, U.S. researchers say. Senior author Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, said worldwide vaccination is believed to have eradicated smallpox, but the highly contagious and sometimes fatal illness remains a bioterrorism concern. […]

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Tags: bioterrorism, Dr. Gregory Poland, individual genes, Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, Smallpox, UPI, vaccine, worldwide vaccination


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