Toddler survives smallpox vaccine reaction

In May the CDC reported that a two-year-old boy developed a serious reaction to his father’s smallpox vaccination after playing with him (his father is a soldier who was vaccinated for deployment to Iraq). Thankfully, the boy recovered but disease detectives found the highly infectious virus all over his house. (A good reminder that shedding … Continue reading Toddler survives smallpox vaccine reaction