A Vaccine For Isolated Populations 

Document created by David Chesney on Aug 2, 2011
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An isolated population of Native Americans is considered for testing of the efficacy of a vaccine for smallpox. The population has never before been exposed to this illness which often has been fatal to groups when they have been afflicted and when they were previously unexposed (e.g., Inuit, Hawaiians).

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