Monday, March 19, 2007

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Boy severely infected from father's vaccination, paper reports

Associated Press
Published March 17, 2007, 4:10 PM CDT

CHICAGO -- A 2-year-old Indiana boy contracted a rare and life-threatening infection from his soldier father's smallpox vaccination, according to a published report. Doctors at the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital said the boy's mother is also infected, but much less seriously than her son, who had a virulent rash over 80 percent of his body earlier this month, the Chicago Tribune reported in Saturday's editions.

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