Toying with smallpox

 作者:南农洵     |      日期:2019-03-06 09:11:07
Eight children in Russia who fell ill after playing with ampoules of smallpox vaccine they found near a clinic in Vladivostok have been put in quarantine as a precaution. The vaccine consists of a mild related virus, so there is no danger of the children developing full-blown smallpox, local medics say. But the children may have received much larger doses than would be used for immunisation. According to Ken Alibek, a former biowarfare scientist who left Russia in 1992,