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Attitudes of healthcare workers in U.S. hospitals regarding smallpox vaccination

  • W Katherine Yih1Email author,
  • Tracy A Lieu1, 2, 3,
  • Virginia H Rêgo1,
  • Megan A O'Brien1,
  • David K Shay4,
  • Deborah S Yokoe5, 6 and
  • Richard Platt1, 5, 6, 7
BMC Public Health20033:20

Received: 13 March 2003

Accepted: 11 June 2003

Published: 11 June 2003

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Original Submission
13 Mar 2003 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Apr 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Pearce
23 May 2003 Author responded Author comments - W. Katherine Yih
Resubmission - Version 2
23 May 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
9 Jun 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Pearce
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
11 Jun 2003 Editorially accepted
11 Jun 2003 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-3-20

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, USA
Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, USA
Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, USA
Immunization Safety Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
CDC Eastern Massachusetts Prevention Epicenter, USA
HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics, USA