Video 9 of 14:
From the webcast "CDC Bioterrorism Update: Smallpox Preparedness," Friday, December 6, 2002
This training was developed for use with Dryvax ® vaccine. Another brand of vaccine, ACAM2000™, has been licensed that, while nearly identical in administration and technique, does have some minor differences; most notably the change to 15 insertions for both primary and secondary vaccinees. In addition, polymixin B is no longer included. Healthcare providers are advised to familiarize themselves with the information in the package insert before beginning vaccination clinics.
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