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Smallpox

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What is Smallpox? (A Deadly Virus)

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Forgotten smallpox vials under CDC examination

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Monkey Pox Virus - Monkey Pox Outbreak | Symptoms Of Monkeypox | Infectious Disease

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Viral Infections - How Viruses Work and Ways To Treat Them

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Chapter 4, Part C: Treatment of Smallpox Vaccine Adverse Events

Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, variola major and variola minor. The last naturally occurring case was diagnosed in October 1977 and the World Health Organization (WHO) certified the global eradication of the disease in 1980. The risk of death following contracting the disease was about 30%, with higher rates among babies. Often those who survived had extensive scarring of their skin and some were left blind.
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