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Is the anthrax vaccine safe?

Is the anthrax vaccine safe?

Anthrax vaccine: Although much has been written in the lay press about it, the current anthrax vaccine is safe. The most common side effect, like most vaccines, is injection site pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is there an anthrax vaccine for me too take?

Is there an anthrax vaccine for me too take?

There is a vaccine.: An anthrax vaccine has been licensed since 1970. It is only given to those who have risk of exposure. Here is the centers for disease control direct link for you on the anthrax vaccine. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/anthrax.html. ...Read more

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Is the anthrax vaccine available to the public?

Is the anthrax vaccine available to the public?

Well, yes, but...: Not on any voluntary basis that just any one can get. People at high risk may get it, such as vets, farmers or researchers who handle anthrax, or military personnel. ...Read more

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I am in the military and I worried about the anthrax vaccine. Is it dangerous?

I am in the military and I worried about the anthrax vaccine.  Is it dangerous?

Necessary protection: The anthrax vaccine is as safe as it can be made, but is only recommended for military, lab personnel and environmental workers who are at the highest risk for exposure to anthrax spores. Antibiotics can only kill the bacterium -- not the spores that would be more likely used in a terrorist attack. http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/a-look-at-each-vaccine/anthrax-vaccine.html. ...Read more

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Can anthrax be cured by a vaccine?

Can anthrax be cured by a vaccine?

Vaccine = prevention: Biothrax is the acellular anthrax vaccine licensed by the fda for use in the us. It is used for prevention. Antibiotics are used for treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more