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HIV

Absence of antibodies to HTLV-III in health workers after hepatitis B vaccination. “A proportion of the plasma for the triply inactivated, plasma-derived hepatitis B vaccine produced in the United States is obtained from homosexual men. Because homosexual men are a high-risk group for the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), concern has emerged that the vaccine could […]

SV40 Simian Virus

Adventitious agents in viral vaccines: Lessons learned from 4 case studies “The four cases are: a) SV40 in polio vaccines; b) bacteriophage in measles and polio vaccines; c) reverse transcriptase in measles and mumps vaccines; and d) porcine circovirus and porcine circovirus DNA sequences in rotavirus vaccines.” #Contamination #SV40 #Polio #Vaccine #Rotavirus #Measles #MMR #MedScienceResearch […]

Polio

Abortive and subclinical poliomyelitis in a family during the 1992 epidemic in The Netherlands. “We describe a case of abortive poliomyelitis due to poliovirus type 3 (PV3) in an unvaccinated woman and a subclinical poliovirus infection in her family during an epidemic in the Netherlands. The woman excreted the epidemic strain (PV3) for 7 weeks. […]

Death

Acute Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Following DTP Vaccination: Report of a Fatal Case and Review of the Literature #Anemia #Death #Autoimmunity #DTP #AIHA #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/000992280104000610?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid — ? Adverse events associated with childhood vaccines other than pertussis and rubella. Summary of a report from the Institute of Medicine. The committee found that the evidence favored acceptance […]

Error

? Adverse effect versus quality control of the Fuenzalida-Palacios antirabies vaccine. “We evaluated the components of the Fuenzalida-Palacios antirabies vaccine, which is till used in most developing countries in human immunization for treatment and prophylaxis. This vaccine is prepared from newborn mouse brains at 1% concentration. Even though the vaccine is considered to have a […]

Cancer

Activation of metastatic potential in African green monkey kidney cell lines by prolonged in vitro culture. “Their malignant tumor growth was further demonstrated around the 500 passage level when tumor metastases were detected in the lungs of four of the 14 inoculated rats. Vero cells induced such lung metastases in rats already at passage 227.” […]