Evaluation of Hepatitis B Vaccine

  • S. Krugman
Conference paper


The development of rapid methods to identify the etiology of various infectious diseases is an important objective. However, in the development and evaluation of vaccines, caution and prudence rather than rapidity are essential. The acceleration of vaccine development by so-called “crash programs” can prove to be disastrous.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Krugman
    • 1
  1. 1.New York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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