ACAM2000

ACAM2000 (Smallpox (Vaccinia) Vaccine, Live) is a smallpox vaccine manufactured by Emergent BioSolutions, an American specialty biopharmaceutical company.wikipedia
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Smallpox vaccine

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ACAM2000 (Smallpox (Vaccinia) Vaccine, Live) is a smallpox vaccine manufactured by Emergent BioSolutions, an American specialty biopharmaceutical company.
Its supply is being replaced by ACAM2000, a more modern product manufactured in laboratories by Acambis, now a division of Sanofi Pasteur.

Smallpox

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The medication provides for immunization against smallpox disease for people determined to be at high risk for smallpox infection.
ACAM2000 is a smallpox vaccine developed by Acambis.

Emergent BioSolutions

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ACAM2000 (Smallpox (Vaccinia) Vaccine, Live) is a smallpox vaccine manufactured by Emergent BioSolutions, an American specialty biopharmaceutical company.

Terrorism

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Exposure can come from an intentional biological terrorist attack, accidental release of the agent, or a natural accident.

Cochrane Library

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According to the Cochrane Library, smallpox was eradicated in 1980.

World Health Organization

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In 1980, the World Health Organization certified that the naturally occurring smallpox disease was eradicated.

Cell culture

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Second-generation vaccines are cell-cultured and include ACAM2000 and CCSV.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Emergent BioSolutions developed ACAM2000 under a contract with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Food and Drug Administration

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ACAM2000 in August 2007.

Strategic National Stockpile

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As of 2010, there were over 200 million doses manufactured for the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile.

Biological agent

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Biological agents are toxins or organisms that can cause illness or death in humans, animals and plants.

Measles

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Other vaccines containing live viruses include measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox.

Mumps

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Other vaccines containing live viruses include measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox.

Rubella

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Other vaccines containing live viruses include measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox.

Chickenpox

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Other vaccines containing live viruses include measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox.

Vaccinia

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On September 1, 2007, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) licensed a new vaccine ACAM2000 against smallpox which can be produced quickly upon need.

Cell-based vaccine

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ACAM2000 is a smallpox vaccine approved by the FDA in 2007.

Myopericarditis

The ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine has been known to cause myopericarditis in some people.