The American Medical Association last week notified the profession that
a number of children, chiefly of school age, have developed brain
infections shortly after smallpox vaccinations. The vaccinations may
have affected the brains. But that is not certain. Risks of smallpox
are infinitely greater than risks of such encephalitis. Vaccination
must not be avoided.
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