STEVEN M. MARCUS
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To the editor: I read with interest the recommendation of the Public Health Service Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently published in the ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE (75:757-759, 1971). As a practicing pediatrician, I have kept abreast of the controversy over this vaccine and have hesitated to use it. The statement includes a sentence to the effect that there is no evidence to suggest that reinfection carries with it viremia. I am unaware of any work to support this conclusion. At the meetings of the American Pediatric Society in Atlantic City in April 1971, it was reported that while naturally
MARCUS SM. Rubella Vaccination. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:509–510. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-3-509
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(3):509-510.
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