Due to concerns of biowarfare and bioterrorism throughout the world, the United States government is making efforts to improve its ability to protect its citizens in the event of a possible bioterrorist attack with the smallpox virus. The purpose of this research is to compare the immune responses of an investigational smallpox vaccine prepared in two different ways (liquid or powder with liquid added) and given in two different ways (just under the skin or between the layers of the skin).There are a few requirements to participate in the study including:
The upside? As a guinea pig you get seven payments of $75 over seven months and the satisfaction of feeling like you're sticking it to Osama and Co.
- 18 and older
- Born after 1971
- Never had a smallpox vaccine before
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