Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants,
Variola major and Variola minor. The disease is also known by the Latin names ...
Smallpox — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, vaccine
prevention of this devastating disease.
Apr 23, 2015 ... The variola virus causes it. There are two forms of the virus. The more dangerous
form, variola major, led to smallpox disease that killed about ...
Variola (the virus that causes smallpox) is a member of the orthopoxvirus genus,
which also includes viruses that cause cowpox, monkeypox, orf, and molluscum ...
Jun 28, 2016 ... Smallpox is an ancient disease caused by the variola virus. Early symptoms
include high fever and fatigue. The virus then produces a ...
Smallpox was an infection that was caused by the virus called variola virus. For
thousands of years, smallpox created severe illness and caused the death of ...
Some people are worried that the germ that causes smallpox could be spread
and used as a weapon. Although this is a frightening thought, the government
Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no
known cure. ... Hemorrhagic smallpox caused organs to leak blood into the
The cause of smallpox is directly linked to the variola virus. This section of the
eMedTV archives explores this virus in more detail, offering information on the ...
Nov 17, 2015 ... Smallpox is an acute, contagious disease caused by the variola virus, a member
of the genus Orthopoxvirus, in the Poxviridae family (see the ...