DEVELOPMENT OF LIVE VACCINES IN THE SOVIET UNION: A REVIEW
ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
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The author presents a survey describing the history of the development and use of live and killed viruses and rick ettsiae in the Soviet Union to combat such infectious diseases as measles, typhus, polio and influenza. The methods of obtaining vaccines through tissue culture are described, and the need to improve the quality of such vaccines is emphasized.