Anthrax, Smallpox and Multiple Vaccinations: What We Know and Do Not Know. Omowunmi (‘Wunmi) Osinubi, MD, M.Sc., MBA, FRCA. Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Occupational and Environmental Health UMDNJ-School of Public Health & Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Anthrax, Smallpox and Multiple Vaccinations:What We Know and Do Not Know
Omowunmi (‘Wunmi) Osinubi, MD, M.Sc., MBA, FRCA.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
UMDNJ-School of Public Health & Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Occupational Health Physician
War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
The Anthrax Letters
Patient at rest, bilateral mild ptosis, disconjugate gaze, symmetric facial muscles.
Requested to perform max. smile. Ptosis, disconjugate gaze, mild asymmetric smile.
? Efficacy against inhalational anthrax
? Manufacturing quality control problems
? Short and long-term side effects
? Vaccine components and adjuvants
“Squalene” vs Aluminium hydroxide hypotheses
? Military policies that first mandated vaccinations, punished refusals for vaccinations and later retracted mandatory vaccination
? Indications for vaccinations was not uniformly applied
? Vaccinations performed in “secrecy”, inadequate informed consent, and incomplete documentation of anthrax vaccinations
? Variability in vaccines used
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