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immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies

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During 1941/2 a total of 12 workers at the NIMR and the Royal Army Medical Corps laboratory became infected with murine typhus, including van den Ende, despite all of them having received varying numbers of doses of killed typhus vaccine.
Later in 1944, Marinus was seconded to the Wellcome Research Laboratories of Tyburn, to head up the large-scale production of scrub typhus vaccine.
In 1949, Kostrzewski precisely described trench fever after an accidental epidemic spread among louse-feeders in laboratories that produced typhus vaccine (6).
That fear sets the stage for Allen's book, which tells the intertwining stories of two scientists who fought on separate fronts to develop typhus vaccines and thwart the Nazis.