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View Diary: Ethics Panel in D.C. Opened Door to Testing Anthrax Vaccine on Children and Infants (26 comments)

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  •  They've got plenty (1+ / 0-)
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    of data on young adults. This all started with innoculating the military. So they'll "look at" the already existing data before going straight to infants and toddlers. That data doesn't look particularly reassuring to me.

    •  The panel said (0+ / 0-)

      specifically that if they test it they should go down in age incrementally (from 18 to 16-17 first, etc.), not go straight to infants and toddlers.

      •  That's nice. Though I don't (0+ / 0-)

        know any high schoolers who would line up for shots, nor does my state require any vaccinations beyond the infant-toddler basics. Maybe they'll find some takers somewhere.

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