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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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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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I'm afraid of a bioterrorist anthrax attack, is there a publicly available vaccine?

Vaccine available: A vaccine is available and you should consult your doctor to determine need for it and your suitability as a recipient. Please note that you are more likely to get hit by lightening than get anthrax from a terrorist attack. ...Read more

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Where can I find out about the long term affects of having been given anthrax vaccines?

Where can I find out about the long term affects of having been given anthrax vaccines?

See below: See this site for information about anthrax vaccine. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-anthrax.pdf. ...Read more

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What can be done if your pregnant and you have never got the measles vacine?

What can be done if your pregnant and you have never got the measles vacine?

Which measles: But which ever one just try not to catch it so you need to be diligent and stay away from sick people or places where people who have the disease are. The good thing is , is that most people in the us have had the vaccine but with increased immigration that is not always the case. ...Read more

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I infected hpv genital wart since 3 years ago treated wd cryo now i have no visible wart idont know it go or not.im 26 old im prgnant can i get vaccin?

I infected hpv genital wart since 3 years ago treated wd cryo now i have no visible wart idont know it go or not.im 26 old im prgnant can i get vaccin?

It might be 2 late: Ideally, the HPV vaccine should be given prior to age 26 and in a non pregnant state. Since you are pregnant and have already had the HPV infection, you may already have antibodies circulating that may help you minimize a subsequent recurrence. ...Read more

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Where can anthrax still be found?

Where can anthrax still be found?

Soil/ mammals: Bacillus anthracis spores can be found in soil. Mammals can be impacted. Anthrax outbreaks in animals are more often seen in undeveloped nations. However, anthrax has been found on all continents (even antarctica!). ...Read more

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


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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