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The smallpox vaccination program : public health in an age of terrorism / Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention ; Alina Baciu … [et al.], editors.

p. ; cm.

Supported by contract no. 200-2000-00629, task order no. 10 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-09592-1 (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-54877-2 (pdf)

1. Smallpox—Vaccination—Government policy—United States.

I. Baciu, Alina. II. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation.

[DNLM: 1. Immunization Programs—organization & administration—United States. 2. Smallpox—prevention & control—United States. 3. Bioterrorism—prevention & control—United States. 4. Government Programs—organization & administration—United States. 5. Health Policy—United States. 6. Smallpox Vaccine—United States. WC 588 S635 2005]

RA644.S6S59 2005

614.5′21′0973—dc22 2005010062

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