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ALLMedicine™ Smallpox Center

Research & Reviews  677 results

Monkeypox
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1134714-overview

May 19th, 2022 - Practice Essentials In 1970, when smallpox was nearly eradicated, a previously unrecognized orthopoxvirus named monkeypox was identified in humans. The first known human case occurred in the Equateur province of Zaire (now known as the Democratic ...

Describing mRNA Vaccine Technology for a Military Audience.
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usac129
Military Medicine; Biggs AT, Littlejohn LF

May 19th, 2022 - Vaccine technology has improved substantially since the first smallpox vaccine, developed more than 200 years ago. As technology improves, vaccines can be produced more safely and reliably for many different pathogens. A recent breakthrough saw th...

Racial Disparity, Social Determinates of Health, and Slavery During the Boston Smallpox...
https://doi.org/10.1177/00031348221093633
The American Surgeon; Nakayama DK

May 14th, 2022 - When Benjamin Franklin published the mortality rates from smallpox during the Boston smallpox epidemic of 1752, he revealed that Blacks not only had a higher mortality rate from smallpox (12.8%, 62/485; 8.9% for whites, 452/5,059), but once inocul...

The nineteenth-century experience of the kingdom of the two Sicilies on mandatory vacci...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9073592
Vaccine Bifulco M, Di Zazzo E et. al.

May 10th, 2022 - The current health emergency caused by COVID-19 disease shows several similarities with well-known epidemics of the past. The knowledge of their management and overcoming could give us useful tools to face the present COVID-19 pandemic. The Bourbo...

Leaving no one behind: targeting mobile and migrant populations with health interventio...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9082871
BMC Medicine; Adams MW, Sutherland EG et. al.

May 9th, 2022 - Mobile and migrant populations (MMPs) pose a unique challenge to disease elimination campaigns as they are often hard to survey and reach with treatment. While some elimination efforts have had success reaching MMPs, other campaigns are struggling...

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Guidelines  2 results

Patients With Acute Myocarditis Following mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34185046/
JAMA Cardiology; Kim HW, Jenista ER et. al.

Oct 1st, 2021 - Importance: Vaccine-associated myocarditis is an unusual entity that has been described for the smallpox vaccine, but only anecdotal case reports have been described for other vaccines. Whether COVID-19 vaccination may be linked to the occurrence ...

Monkeypox
https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name ‘monkeypox.’ The first human case of monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Con...

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Drugs  12 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  36 results

OPV as Potential Protection Against COVID-19
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04445428

Mar 18th, 2022 - Since the 1960s, studies have shown that oral polio vaccine (OPV) may have beneficial non-specific effects, reducing morbidity and mortality from other infections than polio. Such beneficial non-specific effect have been observed for other live va...

Safety Surveillance Study of ACAM2000® Vaccinia Vaccine
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00927719

Nov 8th, 2021 - The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Activity (AFHSA) will perform comprehensive health surveillance through the operation of the Defense Medical Surveillance System (DMSS). Demographic and medical information gathered within monthly reports from ...

Safety of and Immune Response to a DNA Vaccine and a Recombinant HIV-1-MVA Vaccine, Separately and in Combination, in Healthy Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00428337

Oct 14th, 2021 - The worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic may only be controlled through the development of a safe and effective vaccine that will prevent HIV infection. DNA-based vaccines alone promote a weak immune response but when used as priming immunogens, followed b...

Patients With Acute Myocarditis Following mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34185046/
JAMA Cardiology; Kim HW, Jenista ER et. al.

Oct 1st, 2021 - Importance: Vaccine-associated myocarditis is an unusual entity that has been described for the smallpox vaccine, but only anecdotal case reports have been described for other vaccines. Whether COVID-19 vaccination may be linked to the occurrence ...

Freeze-Dried MVA-BN® Lot Consistency Smallpox Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03699124

May 27th, 2021 - This is a Phase 3 multicenter trial to evaluate safety and immune response of three consecutive production lots of freeze-dried (FD) MVA-BN smallpox vaccine. The vaccine will be given to healthy subjects who do not have a smallpox scar. Approximat...

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News  179 results

Portugal Identifies Five Monkeypox Infections, Spain Has 23 Suspected Cases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974219

May 19th, 2022 - LISBON (Reuters) - Portuguese authorities said on Wednesday they had identified five cases of rare monkeypox infection and Spain's health services are testing 23 potential cases after Britain put Europe on alert for the virus. The five Portuguese ...

She Survived Smallpox and Then Swayed Doctors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/972887

Apr 29th, 2022 - Lady Mary Montagu's face was disfigured by smallpox. The British aristocrat, born in 1689, survived the disease that killed her brother. Naturally occurring and caused by the variola virus, the contagious illness affected people for thousands of y...

An Exceptional Specimen: Behind the Scenes at a Famed French Anatomic Museum
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/968097

Feb 8th, 2022 - Eloise Quetel is no germaphobe. For 4 years now she has been preserving and restoring historical human remains, hundreds of centuries-old bones and wet specimens. In her lab under one of the libraries of Sorbonne University in Paris, Quetel opens ...

Most Americans Will Get COVID Eventually, Says Fauci
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/96638

Jan 12th, 2022 - WASHINGTON -- Sooner or later, most Americans will wind up getting COVID-19, although it will likely be pretty mild for those who are vaccinated and boosted, a Biden administration official said Wednesday. During a press briefing held by the White...

How LA, Calling the Shots on School Vaccine Mandates, Can Lead the Way on COVID Rules
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/964780

Dec 14th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. On March 31, 1977, as a measles epidemic swept through Los Angeles, the county health department issued an ultimatum to the parents of the county’...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →