1 edition of WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox found in the catalog.
WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox
|Series||World Health Organization technical report series -- 283, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- 283.|
|Contributions||WHO Scientific Group on Smallpox.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||37 p. :|
|Number of Pages||37|
Smallpox is a disease caused by the Variola major virus. Some experts say that over the centuries it has killed more people than all other infectious diseases combined. Worldwide immunization stopped the spread of smallpox three decades ago. The last case was reported in Two research labs still keep small amounts of the virus. D.A. Henderson, in Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Third Edition), Destruction of Remaining Smallpox Virus Stocks. Following the declaration of smallpox eradication, a WHO expert committee was constituted to consider additional steps which might be taken to assure confidence in the fact of eradication and to advise regarding the continuation of a vaccine stockpile among other matters.
The Smallpox Vaccination Program: Public Health in an Age of Terrorism constitutes the committee's seventh and final report, and the committee hopes that it will fulfill three purposes: 1) To serve as an archival document that brings together the six reports addressed to Julie Gerberding, director of CDC, and previously released on line and as. Dr. Henderson is author of the new book, "Smallpox - The Death of a Disease: The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer." there was a World Health Organization Expert Committee had.
Janet R. Gilsdorf, M.D. Background. Smallpox epidemiology. The epidemiology of smallpox varies with the vaccine status of the population . In areas where smallpox has never occurred, the attack rate is high among all ages and the death rate is highest among older children and young adults, as is the case with the introduction of other viral infections such as varicella and . On the basis of the WHO expert committee recommendations and the degree of diversity identified through the RFLP analyses, the team determined complete genomic sequences for eight isolates of variola virus from the WHO collection (named by geographic area and year of collection: Co Soma Ne In Suma Afghan
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Expert Committee on Smallpox. Meeting ( Geneva, Switzerland) ( Geneva, Switzerland: World Health OrganizationWorld Health OrganizationWorld Health Organization, ) Smallpox control in Indonesia during the second quarter of the century and re-establishment of endemic smallpox from / by M.F.
Polak . Get this from a library. WHO expert committee on smallpox eradication: second report. [World Health Organization. Scientific Group on Smallpox Eradication.]. Smallpox is a devastating disease caused by the variola virus.
Infollowing an historic global campaign of surveillance and vaccination, the World Health Assembly declared smallpox eradicated – the only infectious disease to achieve this distinction.
The Smallpox Eradication Programme. Expert Committee on Smallpox. Meeting ( Geneva, Switzerland). (). Planning, organization and execution of national smallpox eradication campaign in India: (to be presented to the WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox, Geneva - January ) / by K.M.
Lal. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization. This committee's present report [for the first report sec Ahstr. Hyg.,v. 44, abstr. ] deals with the development of the programme of smallpox eradication throughout the world, with sections also on the clinical and epidemiological aspects of smallpox; on immunology; vaccination procedures; surveillance and containment measures; and, from experience so gained, on strategy for the.
A WHO Expert Committee WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox book stated that it really couldn’t tell how many smallpox-endemic countries there were or how many cases were occurring because the reports were so poor. Foege was one of the people who was trained at CDC for the programme in mid Then he went to eastern Nigeria and, in December, they came across some outbreaks.
This Report contains the collective views of an international group of experts and does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the World Health Organization." In spite of the diversity of its members [perhaps chosen on a world-wide representative basis], the Committee has produced a remarkably sound Report within which one may recognize the knowing hand of the.
CURRENT Smallpox Vaccine Recommendations. MMWR, Ma#10 Use of Vaccinia Virus Smallpox Vaccine in Laboratory and Health Care Personnel at Risk for Occupational Exposure to Orthopoxviruses — Recommendations of the Advisory Committee.
Larry Brilliant says he doesn’t have a crystal ball. But 14 years ago, Brilliant, the epidemiologist who helped eradicate smallpox, spoke to a TED audience and described what the next pandemic. posed by Rao and fully described in his book on smallpox (Rao, ). A WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox Eradication () reaffirmed its acceptance of this classification (Table ), according to which the common-est clinical type (ordinary-type smallpox) is subdivided in relation to the density of the rash, since this had prognostic.
Smallpox is most known for a rash of pustules covering a patient’s entire body. After being infected with the variola virus, patients usually had no symptoms for days (an incubation period) and symptoms of a common cold for days (unspecific symptoms).
3 On average, it then took the rash 24 hours to cover the body and an additional three weeks for pustules to grow in size, form. An internationally recognized expert on the adverse effects of the smallpox vaccine, He also serves as a consultant to CDC for its Smallpox Working Group of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Vaccinia keratitis workgroup and adverse reactions workgroup.
He also is a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human. The global eradication of smallpox. Final report of the global commission for the certification of smallpox eradication. WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox. First report. WHO Technical Report Series No. Geneva, World Health Organization, Hanna W.
Studies in Smallpox and Vaccination. Bristol, Wright, Rao A.R. Inthe WHO Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research was formed to oversee the research; its 16 experts present a yearly report to the World Health Assembly, WHO's decision-making body. World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser.
; WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox Eradication. Second report. [No authors listed] PMID: An Ad Hoc Committee on Orthopox Infections, advising the WHO, has debated the fate of the remaining samples of smallpox in the remaining two official repositories since Smallpox expert D.
Henderson has been foremost in favor of destruction, while U.S. Army scientist Peter Jahrling has argued against it on the basis that further research is needed, since he believes that smallpox. If experts confirm the illness is smallpox, then CDC, along with state and local public health authorities, will put into place their plans to respond to a bioterrorist attack with smallpox.
Page last reviewed: Decem A WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox Eradication () qualified this description 27 by relating modified-type smallpox specifi-cally to smallpox in vaccinated persons. When preparing this book, we debated this aspect of the definition at some length and eventually agreed to adhere to the older convention namely, that the term "modi.
The WHO Expert Committee on Smallpox in had recommended that the goal should be to vaccinate % of the population, based on the observation in India that smallpox persisted in some areas despite vaccinations reported to be 80% or more of the population (80% was then assumed to be the acceptable target of a well-conducted vaccination.
Great Britain Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Smallpox Outbreak in London in March and April,Report, Her Majesty’s Printing Office, London, Google Scholar.
Colonel Kanatzhan "Kanat" Alibekov (Kazakh: Қанатжан Байзақұлы Әлібеков, Qanatjan Baızaquly Álibekov; Russian: Канатжан Алибеков, Kanatzhan Alibekov; born ) – known as Kenneth "Ken" Alibek since – is a Kazakh-American physician, microbiologist, and biological warfare (BW) expert.
He rose rapidly in the ranks of the Soviet Army to become.The last case of endemic smallpox occurred in Somalia inand eradication of the disease was declared in With no natural reservoir, variola virus, which causes smallpox, has existed only.‘Expert Committee on Smallpox: First Report’, FileWHO/SEA.
Swiss Paediatric Society, ‘Symposium on the Question of Intracutaneous Smallpox Vaccine’, 27 FebruaryFile S, BoxWHO/SEA.