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
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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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