Anthrax vaccine


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Anthrax vaccine (Veter) A fluid vaccine obtained by growing a bacterium (Bacillus anthracis, formerly Bacterium anthracis) in beef broth. It is used to immunize animals, esp. cattle.
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In literature:

For immunization purposes it is advisable to use the simultaneous method; that is, both the spore vaccine and the anthrax serum should be injected.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
There had been no more signs of anthrax, and some were saying the whole program of vaccination and slaughter had been a stupid mistake.
"The Year When Stardust Fell" by Raymond F. Jones

In news:

Needle-Free Anthrax Vaccine Wins NIAID Contract.
BARDA Pushes on With Anthrax Vaccine Development.
Emergent BioSolutions is upping its production of the anthrax vaccine -- big time.
Troops may be returning, but the anthrax vaccine is still in high demand.
Plans trial distribution of anthrax vaccine in early 2013.
Experts discuss the future of the Pentagon's anthrax vaccination program.
On Wednesday, a panel of scientist said the controversial anthrax vaccine is safe and effective, but also says research needs to be done to improve it.
Civilians Are Reluctant to Join US Test of Anthrax Vaccine .
In Offering Anthrax Vaccine , Officials Admit to Unknowns.
Set to Make an Anthrax Vaccine .
US Moves Toward Making Anthrax Vaccine Available.
Government health officials have taken the first step toward opening a second line of defense against anthrax in the form of a vaccine.
AFTER anthrax spread through the mail in October 2001, the government began a crash program to develop drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests to protect the nation from biological terrorism.
The Obama administration is asking a presidential commission to help decide an ethical quandary: Should the anthrax vaccine and other treatments being stockpiled in case of a bioterror attack be tested in children.
The Pentagon legally covers dozens of military contractors doing dangerous jobs at home, such as making anthrax vaccine or disposing of mustard gas.