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During the month of July of this year, much attention was given in the British press to comments upon deaths from encephalitis following vaccination, and to issues of great public importance thereby raised. Two of the cases arousing particular interest occurred in a girl aged fourteen and in a boy of twelve years, the first dying one month after vaccination and the second three weeks after. Both had symptoms of encephalitis developing on the 10—13th day after vaccination, and in both the autopsy examination of the brain and cord showed lesions characteristic of "post-vaccinal encephalomyelitis." There was nothing in the
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POST-VACCINATION ENCEPHALITIS. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:278-283. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-3-278
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(3):278-283.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Vaccines/Immunization.
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