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  • Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee: smallpox vaccine (1985).
  • Investigation of a smallpox rumor --- Mexico (1985).
  • Contact spread of vaccinia from a National Guard vaccinee --- Wisconsin (1985).
  • Contact spread of vaccinia from a recently vaccinated marine --- Louisiana (1984).
  • Orthopox surveillance: post-smallpox eradication policy (1983).
  • Vaccinia outbreak --- Nevada (1983).
  • Notice to readers: smallpox vaccine no longer available for civilians --- United States (1983).
  • Disseminated vaccinia infection in a college student --- Tennessee (1982).
  • Vaccinia necrosum after smallpox vaccination --- Michigan (1982).
  • Smallpox surveillance --- worldwide (1978).
  • Quarantine measures: smallpox --- Stockholm, Sweden (1963).

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