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In mid-December 1970 the Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, Ga., issued the following statement:
The Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, announced [in the 12 December 1970 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report] that the United States will no longer require cholera vaccinations for travelers coming to the United States from cholera-infested areas. In Washington, at the PAHO/WHO International Conference on the Application of Vaccines Against Viral, Rickettsial, and Bacterial Diseases of Man, Dr. Steinfeld said that the United States thus becomes the first country in the world to adopt this official position. His remarks
Change in Cholera Vaccination Requirement. Ann Intern Med. 1971;74:447. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-74-3-447_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(3):447.
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