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Anthrax Vaccine Schedule
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was given experimental anthrax vaccine by army in 2000 The book VACCINE A says the squalene in it can cause all problems that I have. What's squalene?
Squalene: An oil based vaccine adjuvant.Get a more detailed answer ›
Help please? I want to know what are the long term side effects of the dod small pox and anthrax vaccines used in 2003?
Which one?: There were multiple vaccines used in that year. (just looked it up). ...Read more
Regular well checks: Normally, vaccine appointments should go along with the normal well check schedule. Your pediatrician should be able to furnish you with the vaccine schedule they follow, showing which combinations of vaccines they use, and exactly when they are given, but most follow the acip guidelines and the chart found at aap.Org. So follow the well check schedule, and you should be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i was bitten by a cat. I got my first anti rabies vaccines and scheduled for 4 other vaccines. Does that mean if i completed the vac im free rabies?
Clarification: If concern for rabies is at stake i assume your 1st shot was human rabies Immune Globulin (hrig) which gives immediate antibodies until body can respond to vaccine by actively producing antibodies itself. On the same day you would also receive your first rabies series vaccine. Newer reccomendations are that three more doses normally given unless immune suppressed. Yes, to keep you well and safe. ...Read more
Son was scheduled for 3rd polio vaccination on the 4th of November, he received the vaccine 10 days earlier. Is there a problem, when is the next one?
Hi doc to discontinue the pcv vaccination after ist vaccines.my pedia has scheduled monthly but its expensive.is my child safe?
Define safe: Vaccines help a patient develop active antibody protection against illness.To achieve longer term benefit, the full series of the PCV vaccine must be completed or initial benefits wear off.The pneumococcal germ is known to cause blood poisoning, meningitis & other illnesses.They have declined in frequency among vaccinated kids.These diseases are treatable if detected early, but are significant. ...Read more
My 4 year old has a cold & respritory infection & this triggers his mild asthma. He is scheduled for his polio vaccine tomorrow is it ok to do?
Get it now: There are very few, if any illnesses that preclude getting vaccinated. It's fine to be vaccinated when you have a cold, sore throat, ear infection, cough, uti, etc. Its also ok to be vaccinated while on antibiotics. If symptoms are mild, it should be fine to proceed with vaccinations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer