The smallpox virus retention controversy is a debate that has been ongoing
among ... are needed for further research as smallpox virus may still exist in the
world outside of the two labs, and thus ...
Dec 11, 2014 ... NIAID Role in Smallpox Research. NIAID supports basic, preclinical, and clinical
research needed to advance product development for ...
The pathogenesis of smallpox involves the following steps (Fenner 1988, ... All
legitimate research with variola virus is now conducted within these two centers ...
Jun 7, 2016 ... Variola virus (the virus that causes smallpox) causes disease only in people.
Other pox-like viruses, such as monkeypox, can infect both ...
Smallpox is an acute contagious disease caused by Variola virus, a member of
the ... Eradication; Post-eradication; Research; Vaccines; Diagnostics ...
Jan 20, 2011 ... For much of the world's population, smallpox is a disease of history. The variola
virus that causes it last swept through humans in a natural ...
The programme of research is overseen by the WHO Advisory Committee on
Variola Virus Research, ... Smallpox eradication: destruction of variola virus
Oct 6, 2004 ... Researchers have discovered details about the molecular effects of the smallpox
virus, helping to shed light on why the disease is such a ...
Jan 30, 2015 ... Smallpox was one of the worst diseases that ever plagued humankind. From the
time of the pharaohs until the 20<sup>th</sup> century, it was a continuous ...
Jul 10, 2014 ... Tania Browne: The discovery of intact vials of smallpox in a storeroom last ...
samples of the virus in secure facilities for future vaccine research.