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AAPS: FEDS' SMALLPOX PLANS FATALLY FLAWED

CDC in Deep Denial, 5-step Defense Plan Released

  • Could lead to thousands of preventable deaths
  • Local officials need aggressive game plan - don't wait for feds
  • AAPS proposes 5-step plan including advance voluntary immunizations
  • The federal plan to withhold smallpox vaccine until after an outbreak is woefully inadequate, and would most likely lead to chaos and thousands of preventable deaths.

On 9/25/02, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons released a five-prong defense plan calling for voluntary advance immunizations, and warned local officials to develop an aggressive strategy to stockpile medical supplies, monitor public places and refine reporting and deployment systems.

Read the entire statement

Click here to watch excerpts of AAPS 9/26/02 satellite news conference on smallpox policy (Windows Media Player) 2:06.

Click here to watch excerpts of AAPS 9/26/02 satellite news conference on smallpox policy (Real Audio Version) 2:06.

Click here to listen to the audio portion only 2:06.

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