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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...
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_smallpox

The history of smallpox extends into pre-history; the disease likely emerged in human populations about 10,000 BC. The earliest credible evidence of smallpox  ...

www.cdc.gov/smallpox/history/history.html

Aug 30, 2016 ... Origin of Smallpox. The origin of smallpox is unknown. Smallpox is thought to date back to the Egyptian Empire around the 3rd century BCE ...

www.history.com/news/the-rise-and-fall-of-smallpox

May 7, 2015 ... Take a look back at the history of the pernicious disease. ... Smallpox is believed to have first infected humans around the time of the earliest ...

www.historyofvaccines.org/content/articles/history-smallpox

The history of smallpox holds a unique place in human health and medicine. One of the deadliest diseases known to humans, smallpox is also the only human ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/smallpox

Smallpox ranks among the most devastating illnesses ever suffered by humankind. It dramatically altered the course of human history, even contributing to the ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1200696

Smallpox has been identified as a possible agent of bioterrorism (1). It seems prudent to review the history of a disease known to few people in the 21st century .

biotech.law.lsu.edu/blaw/bt/smallpox/who/red-book/9241561106_chp5.pdf

In order to provide an overview of the history of the world-wide spread and the subsequent control of smallpox, a list of important historical events that relate to.

www.britannica.com/science/smallpox

Sep 14, 2017 ... The history of smallpox is uncertain. Genetic analyses of viral DNA isolated from a mummified child who had been interred in a church in ...

www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/06/history-smallpox-america.html

Jun 14, 2011 ... This past Presidents' Day, I thought it would be a good idea to talk briefly about the role that smallpox played in the life of our first president and ...