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http://vaccinenewsdaily.com/vaccine_development/322667-new-york-clinic-seeks-smallpox-vaccine-test-subjects/

New York clinic seeks smallpox vaccine test subjects

Smallpox

A facility in Irondequoit, New York, is one of 40 locations in the United States testing a vaccine against smallpox that was made available in Europe a few years ago.

The Irondequoit-based Rochester Clinical Research is one of 40 locations that will test a combined total of 4,000 people. RCR is enrolling 115 adults between the ages of 18 and 40 for the study who were never vaccinated against smallpox, the Democrat and Chronicle reports.

Patricia Larrabee, the founder and chief executive officer of RCR, said that the testing is part of general preparedness against disease. Smallpox was eradicated in the U.S. in 1949. Larrabee said that people should be more concerned about this season’s flu outbreak than smallpox.

Larrabee said that there is no immediate risk of smallpox and that people should volunteer for the study out of altruism.

The study will involve two vaccinations in addition to follow up visits. The study will last approximately 34 weeks. Compensation will be given to participants for time and travel, the Democrat and Chronicle reports.

Smallpox was eradicated worldwide decades ago. The last known naturally occurring case in the world occurred in 1977 in Somalia. The disease was also eliminated from the world vaccination routine because it was no longer needed for prevention, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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ceckyl
by Bronze Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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snowangel1979
by Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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Omg does this vaccine shed?

We are going end up with a small pox epidemic because they want to play let's see what happens.

I bet small pox will "somehow" make a comeback and then the pharmaceutical industry is going to be pushing this vax, when they started spreading it in the first place.
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emmy526
by New Owner on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:50 PM

it sure does!! theres another post on here about someone recently who got it thru a vaxed person


Quoting snowangel1979:

Omg does this vaccine shed?

We are going end up with a small pox epidemic because they want to play let's see what happens.

I bet small pox will "somehow" make a comeback and then the pharmaceutical industry is going to be pushing this vax, when they started spreading it in the first place.



ceckyl
by Bronze Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:54 PM
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Holy. Shit.


Quoting emmy526:

it sure does!! theres another post on here about someone recently who got it thru a vaxed person



Quoting snowangel1979:

Omg does this vaccine shed?

We are going end up with a small pox epidemic because they want to play let's see what happens.

I bet small pox will "somehow" make a comeback and then the pharmaceutical industry is going to be pushing this vax, when they started spreading it in the first place.





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emmy526
by New Owner on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:55 PM

Man catches smallpox through sex - and then passes it on - after partner fails to keep vaccination wound covered

  • U.S military are vaccinated against smallpox before they are deployed abroad
  • Can pass on related form of the disease via close contact if injection site is left uncovered
  • Virus causes rash and fever and can be deadly to those with compromised immune systems

By CLAIRE BATES

A man has become infected by a smallpox-like virus after coming into close contact with someone who had been recently vaccinated against the deadly disease.

The infected 24-year-old from San Diego then passed the virus on to another man through sexual activity - a phenomenon known as tertiary transmission.

Although smallpox has been eradicated across the world, members of the U.S military are vaccinated against it before being deployed, due to fears of bio-terrorism.

The vaccinia virus (pictured) causes cowpox, which produces skin lesions in people

The vaccinia virus (pictured) causes cowpox, which produces skin lesions in people. The condition is related to smallpox

They are injected with the vaccinia virus, which is a related form of the disease. 

But rather than being administered with a hypodermic needle, it is given using a two-pronged needle dipped into the vaccine solution. 

Because it is a live virus, the injection site remains contagious for a few weeks and should remain covered.

 


The open wound can easily transfer the vaccinia virus to other parts of the body or other people, so it is only safe to expose it once the scab that has formed over the injection site has fallen off. 

However, there have been more than 100 cases of transmission between vaccinated and unvaccinated people over the past decade.

There have been reports of vaccination transmission through other forms of intimate contact, such as between mother and child and even at gyms. 

The vaccinia virus cannot cause smallpox, but causes a rash and fever and can be deadly if passed on to someone with a compromised immune system.

Smallpox vaccines are administered using a two-pronged needle dipped the vaccine. The site must then be kept covered until the scab has fallen off

Smallpox vaccines are administered using a two-pronged needle dipped the vaccine. The site must then be kept covered until the scab has fallen off

In the latest case, the 24-year-old man went to hospital complaining of a rash, with sores on his lips and genital area. He had been in sexual contact with a man who had received the smallpox vaccination.

His condition cleared up without complications, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

However, a second man was hospitalised after contracting the virus from sexual contact with the 24-year-old. He too had sores caused by the vaccinia virus.

He was treated with immune globulin intravenous, which boosts the body's natural response in patients with compromised immune systems.

After treatment, the patient was discharged and his condition also cleared up with no further complications.



Dr Marc Siegel, from NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, said the virus the two men caught was a 'kissing cousin of smallpox'.

'It can be transmitted if you are not careful,' he added. 

The new report highlights the potential for the virus to be transmitted through sexual contact and reinforces the need to keep the vaccination wound covered, the agency said.

The report was published in the March 1 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 

A live virus that is stupid! In the 50's and 60's the small pox virus was dead virus that did not cause problems.

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snowman 63, you have a very dangerous mind-set. ~~ Why do they still vaccinate? There is always a real fear nowadays of bio-terrorism, and a 'loose virus,' (stolen, per accident, intentional ) even from a high security lab, is still possible. Still the only way to prevent a mass outbreak is to play it on the safe side and vaccinate. You can see from the article how quickly the disease spreads. It was once thought that a vaccination, or innoculation, of these deadly diseases lasted a life time. Now it's been found that that is not the case.

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People are not reading the article properly, given the comments about smallpox being eradicated worldwide and thus calling into question the veracity of the vaccination programme being used by US military. Smallpox has been eradicated but there are samples of it stored in laboratories around the world. The US fears a terrorist attack using stolen smallpox and so they innoculate those going on active service. A female laboratory worker died of smallpox in the UK about 20 years ago, having been infected from an accident when handling a smallpox sample.

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Too Much Information. Please bring "Don't ask. Don't tell" back so that at least people will be a little careful.

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DM you'll give me a heart attack with headlines like that!

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One more reason to say no to vaccines.....they are useless. - snowman63, Norfolk, 1/3/2013 18:22 Oh really? And what do you think eradicated smallpox from the world? Fairies?

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Why even keep a virus stored ! Its bad, it killed thousands. Kill it off for good.

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And to think all the other STD's out there weren't bad enough, now we've got smallpox to think about! - vesper wells, louisville, United States, 1/3/2013 19:45 Please tell me your post is a joke. I can't believe you really think smallpox is a sexually transmitted disease.

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For those that don't know: smallpox has been eradicated in the western world. However, it still strikes in Africa and Asia. Before soldiers deploy to Afghanistan they are immunized against smallpox. Even though the vaccine is effective for 3 - 5 years they must get revaccinated for every deployment. I work with a guy who has had 3 vaccinations in 5 years due to his 3 deployments. I agree it doesn't make sense to keep vaccinating when your last vaccine is still effective. But, Soldiers don't have a choice.

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Cant' be smallpox - surely that disease was wiped out?



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2286558/Man-catches-smallpox-like-virus-sex-vaccinated-disease.html#ixzz2MKqkLC9Z 
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Quoting ceckyl:

Holy. Shit.


Quoting emmy526:

it sure does!! theres another post on here about someone recently who got it thru a vaxed person



Quoting snowangel1979:

Omg does this vaccine shed?

We are going end up with a small pox epidemic because they want to play let's see what happens.

I bet small pox will "somehow" make a comeback and then the pharmaceutical industry is going to be pushing this vax, when they started spreading it in the first place.







ceckyl
by Bronze Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 8:05 PM
Maybe instead of vaccinating incase the smallpox get loose, why not just destroy the samples?


Quoting emmy526:

Man catches smallpox through sex - and then passes it on - after partner fails to keep vaccination wound covered

  • U.S military are vaccinated against smallpox before they are deployed abroad
  • Can pass on related form of the disease via close contact if injection site is left uncovered
  • Virus causes rash and fever and can be deadly to those with compromised immune systems

By CLAIRE BATES

A man has become infected by a smallpox-like virus after coming into close contact with someone who had been recently vaccinated against the deadly disease.

The infected 24-year-old from San Diego then passed the virus on to another man through sexual activity - a phenomenon known as tertiary transmission.

Although smallpox has been eradicated across the world, members of the U.S military are vaccinated against it before being deployed, due to fears of bio-terrorism.

The vaccinia virus (pictured) causes cowpox, which produces skin lesions in people

The vaccinia virus (pictured) causes cowpox, which produces skin lesions in people. The condition is related to smallpox

They are injected with the vaccinia virus, which is a related form of the disease. 

But rather than being administered with a hypodermic needle, it is given using a two-pronged needle dipped into the vaccine solution. 

Because it is a live virus, the injection site remains contagious for a few weeks and should remain covered.

 


The open wound can easily transfer the vaccinia virus to other parts of the body or other people, so it is only safe to expose it once the scab that has formed over the injection site has fallen off. 

However, there have been more than 100 cases of transmission between vaccinated and unvaccinated people over the past decade.

There have been reports of vaccination transmission through other forms of intimate contact, such as between mother and child and even at gyms. 

The vaccinia virus cannot cause smallpox, but causes a rash and fever and can be deadly if passed on to someone with a compromised immune system.

Smallpox vaccines are administered using a two-pronged needle dipped the vaccine. The site must then be kept covered until the scab has fallen off

Smallpox vaccines are administered using a two-pronged needle dipped the vaccine. The site must then be kept covered until the scab has fallen off

In the latest case, the 24-year-old man went to hospital complaining of a rash, with sores on his lips and genital area. He had been in sexual contact with a man who had received the smallpox vaccination.

His condition cleared up without complications, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

However, a second man was hospitalised after contracting the virus from sexual contact with the 24-year-old. He too had sores caused by the vaccinia virus.

He was treated with immune globulin intravenous, which boosts the body's natural response in patients with compromised immune systems.

After treatment, the patient was discharged and his condition also cleared up with no further complications.



Dr Marc Siegel, from NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, said the virus the two men caught was a 'kissing cousin of smallpox'.

'It can be transmitted if you are not careful,' he added. 

The new report highlights the potential for the virus to be transmitted through sexual contact and reinforces the need to keep the vaccination wound covered, the agency said.

The report was published in the March 1 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 

A live virus that is stupid! In the 50's and 60's the small pox virus was dead virus that did not cause problems.

Click to rate     Rating   3

snowman 63, you have a very dangerous mind-set. ~~ Why do they still vaccinate? There is always a real fear nowadays of bio-terrorism, and a 'loose virus,' (stolen, per accident, intentional ) even from a high security lab, is still possible. Still the only way to prevent a mass outbreak is to play it on the safe side and vaccinate. You can see from the article how quickly the disease spreads. It was once thought that a vaccination, or innoculation, of these deadly diseases lasted a life time. Now it's been found that that is not the case.

Click to rate     Rating   8

People are not reading the article properly, given the comments about smallpox being eradicated worldwide and thus calling into question the veracity of the vaccination programme being used by US military. Smallpox has been eradicated but there are samples of it stored in laboratories around the world. The US fears a terrorist attack using stolen smallpox and so they innoculate those going on active service. A female laboratory worker died of smallpox in the UK about 20 years ago, having been infected from an accident when handling a smallpox sample.

Click to rate     Rating   9

Too Much Information. Please bring "Don't ask. Don't tell" back so that at least people will be a little careful.

Click to rate     Rating   2

DM you'll give me a heart attack with headlines like that!

Click to rate     Rating   1

One more reason to say no to vaccines.....they are useless. - snowman63, Norfolk, 1/3/2013 18:22 Oh really? And what do you think eradicated smallpox from the world? Fairies?

Click to rate     Rating   13

Why even keep a virus stored ! Its bad, it killed thousands. Kill it off for good.

Click to rate     Rating   8

And to think all the other STD's out there weren't bad enough, now we've got smallpox to think about! - vesper wells, louisville, United States, 1/3/2013 19:45 Please tell me your post is a joke. I can't believe you really think smallpox is a sexually transmitted disease.

Click to rate     Rating   6

For those that don't know: smallpox has been eradicated in the western world. However, it still strikes in Africa and Asia. Before soldiers deploy to Afghanistan they are immunized against smallpox. Even though the vaccine is effective for 3 - 5 years they must get revaccinated for every deployment. I work with a guy who has had 3 vaccinations in 5 years due to his 3 deployments. I agree it doesn't make sense to keep vaccinating when your last vaccine is still effective. But, Soldiers don't have a choice.

Click to rate     Rating   3

Cant' be smallpox - surely that disease was wiped out?



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2286558/Man-catches-smallpox-like-virus-sex-vaccinated-disease.html#ixzz2MKqkLC9Z 
Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook



Quoting ceckyl:

Holy. Shit.





Quoting emmy526:

it sure does!! theres another post on here about someone recently who got it thru a vaxed person




Quoting snowangel1979:

Omg does this vaccine shed?

We are going end up with a small pox epidemic because they want to play let's see what happens.

I bet small pox will "somehow" make a comeback and then the pharmaceutical industry is going to be pushing this vax, when they started spreading it in the first place.











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by Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 8:17 PM
I thought small pox was supposed to have been eradicated... Why do we need a new vaccine for it?!
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jellyphish
by Bronze Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 8:23 PM
Why?
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Baby4us09
by Bronze Member on Mar. 4, 2013 at 10:03 PM

$$$$$$$$  is all they are seeing.

Quoting mjrex87:

I thought small pox was supposed to have been eradicated... Why do we need a new vaccine for it?!


emmy526
by New Owner on Mar. 4, 2013 at 10:27 PM

in case of biological warfare


Quoting mjrex87:

I thought small pox was supposed to have been eradicated... Why do we need a new vaccine for it?!



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