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Congenital Vaccinia: General

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Congenital vaccinia is infection of the fetus in the last trimester with evidence of disease in the newborn infant. 

No proven instance of congenital abnormalities has been attributed to vaccination during any stage of pregnancy. Some have postulated that vaccination in the first trimester results in some fetal loss but this has not been substantiated. 

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