36. THE QUESTION WAS: If a Catholic is bitten by a blood-sucking bat that flies in the window, which rabies vaccine would the ethical Catholic choose?
RabAvert (made by Chiron Therapeutics)….. derived from chick embryo
Imovax ( made by Aventis)….. derived by human Fetal cell line MRC-5
http://www.rtl.org/html/hot_topics_html/vaccines.html (Vaccines, abortion & Fetal Tissue)
http://www.catholicherald.com/articles/01articles/vaccines.htm (Do Children’s Vaccines Present Moral Dilemma?)
http://ncregister.com/Register_News/112801spox.htm (Smallpox Vaccine would be made by monkey kidney or human lung)
http://www.ncbcenter.org (National Catholic Bioethic Center)
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