Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no known cure. The last known case occurred in the U.S. in 1949 and due to worldwide vaccination programs, this disease has been completely eradicated. Smallpox is also known as “variola.” Since the time of ancient Egypt, smallpox has proven to be one of the most devastating...
Statue of Sopona, the Yoruba god thought to cause the disease. The earliest
credible clinical evidence of smallpox is found ...
Smallpox is a serious, contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease. There
is no specific treatment for smallpox disease, and the only prevention is ...
Smallpox disease is a serious, highly contagious, and often life-threatening
infection marked by a rash of round pox (blisters) on the face, arms, and legs.
The CDC has developed a Smallpox
Response Plan and Guidelines . However, in the event of an outbreak, the agency states there is enough smallpox
vaccine stockpiled to vaccinate every person in the United States.
Health care providers must also teach those who are vacc... More »
Smallpox is a contagious, disfiguring and often deadly disease that has affected
humans for thousands of years. Naturally occurring smallpox was eradicated ...
Oct 22, 2014 ... Smallpox. Smallpox is a disfiguring and potentially deadly infectious disease
caused by the Variola major virus. Before smallpox was ...
Smallpox is a very serious illness caused by a virus called the variola (say: vair-
ee-OH-luh) virus. Smallpox gets its name from the pus-filled blisters (or pocks) ...
? When smallpox was officially certified as eradicated, ...
Aug 7, 2012 ... Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no
known cure. The last known case occurred in the U.S. in 1949 and ...