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From: Rebekah <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Lactase persistence (was, Basques) [smallpox OT]
Date: Sun, 27 May 2007 15:00:21 -0500
That is most interesting. I have been 'lucky' enough to be vaccinated
and re-vaccinated --five shots and counting-- for MMR and still wonder
if I have immunity. :-\ Immune response can have a big impact on a
> I just skimmed the website, but one paragraph (about experiments done after
> 9/11) caught my eye:
> "Two propitious developments then intervened. First, experiments confirmed
> that the existing vaccine stocks could be diluted at least five times and still
> retain their effectiveness—suddenly multiplying the available protections."
> I was one of the guinea pigs in the Stanford branch of that study. After the
> conclusion of the study, I was told that they gave me vaccine that had been
> dilulted 10-fold, and it took for me.
> Ann Turner