Non-specific effects of vaccinationBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7495.844-a (Published 07 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:844
Author's reply to Shann
- Paul E M Fine, professor of communicable disease epidemiology (Paul.Fine@lshtm.ac.uk)
- London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1 7HT
EDITOR—Shann rightly questions the subtitle to my editorial, “Literature does not support either beneficial or detrimental effects.” I did not write it and failed to note its insertion by the editor at the last moment before the article went to press—for which I apologise.
Of course, there are many well documented non-specific …