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Anthrax Vaccine

Although anthrax is a regular bacterial infection, you can get it from exposure to infected animals, these days people are more concerned about terrorism and the use of weaponized anthrax.

That’s where the anthrax vaccine comes in.

Biothrax, an anthrax vaccine that was first approved in 1970, can be given to those who are at high risk for exposure to anthrax in a series of five doses.

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Adenovirus Vaccine

Adenovirus is a very common if not well known viral infection.

It can cause cold like symptoms, a sore throat, pink eye, diarrhea, and fever, etc.

An adenovirus vaccine is available, but is only given to enlisted soldiers during basic training.

The oral adenovirus vaccine is approved to prevent adenovirus infections in military populations.
The oral adenovirus vaccine is approved to prevent adenovirus infections in military populations.

A live vaccine that protects against adenovirus types 4 and 7, the vaccine helps to prevent adenovirus outbreaks among military personnel.

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