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    MORE ON SMALLPOX The NYT has a nice summary of five smallpox articles that will appear in the January New England Journal of Medicine. The conclusion seems to be that the go-slow approach taken by the Bush administration is the correct one. Some interesting polling data:

    Sixty-one percent said they would choose vaccination if it were offered. But that number climbed to 75 percent if a respondent’s doctor decided to be vaccinated; it dropped to 21 percent if a respondent’s doctor refused vaccination.

    Instapundit notwithstanding, my family is sitting this one out unless there is an actual outbreak.

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