Is it safe to get the smallpox vaccine while pregnant?

Would not. The vaccinia virus in the smallpox vaccine is an attenuated (weaken) but live virus and we avoid using live virus vaccines during pregnancy if possible.
Smallpox vaccine. Smallpox vaccination should not be given during pregnancy and a woman should not become pregnant until at least one month after vaccination. http://www.bt.cdc.gov/training/smallpoxvaccine/reactions/contraindications.html **The American public has not received routine smallpox vaccinations since 1972. All natural sources of smallpox have been eradicated. According to the CDC “The U.S. government.
No. Although smallpox vaccination is rarely given today except in very exceptional circumstances, you should not receive it if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant soon. You should also look closely into the recommendation for such a treatment, which is considered to pose much greater risk than the risk of getting this disease, which has been effectively eliminated.
No. Live virus vaccines are not recommended during pregnancy. These should only be administered if benefits outweigh risks. This should be reviewed with your physician and based on your health status and any planned travel to endemic areas, etc.

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I received the smallpox vaccine about 16 days ago. I was wondering if I could get a tattoo on my other arm or on my chest? If I can't then how long should I wait?

Smallpox? If you live in the U S A, smallpox vaccine is no longer recommended. The diseases has been eradicated. May be chicken pox vaccine. I don't see a relationship between this vaccine & having a tattoo . Read more...
Are you sure about. that? The American public has not received routine smallpox vaccinations since 1972. The government only provides smallpox to several hundred scientists/ medical personnel in research settings. Read more...

What is the connection between smallpox vaccine and hiv?

Possible. It's impossible to say whether the withdrawal of the smallpox vaccine contributed to the initial explosion of HIV cases worldwide, but it is a plausible explanation. The theory centers on the expression of a receptor called ccr5 on the surface of white blood cells, which is exploited by the smallpox virus and hiv. Read more...
HIV & Smallpox vacc. The smallpox vaccine is contraindicated in anyone who has an HIV infection or AIDS. **http://www.bt.cdc.gov/training/smallpoxvaccine/reactions/contraindications.html** Read more...