smallpox


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a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars

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Its normal register in the Paumotus was 29.90, and it was quite customary to see it vacillate between 29.85 and 30.00, or even 30.05; but to see it as I saw it, down to 29.62, was sufficient to sober the most drunken pearl buyer that ever incinerated smallpox microbes in Scotch whiskey.
Well, he had escaped love so far, just as he had escaped smallpox; yet there it was, as contagious as smallpox, and a whole lot worse in running its course.
I detest such creatures; and it would be much better for them that their faces had been seamed with the smallpox; but I must confess, I never saw any of this wanton behaviour in poor Jenny: some artful villain, I am convinced, hath betrayed, nay perhaps forced her; and I pity the poor wretch with all my heart."
"It is feared that it may be the smallpox, sir," replied Porthos, desirous of taking his turn in the conversation; "and what is serious is that it will certainly spoil his face."
"The smallpox! That's a great story to tell me, Porthos!
Department of Health and Human Services, or HHS, valued at approximately $2B over 10 years for the continued supply of ACAM2000, or Smallpox Vaccine, into the U.S.
LAHORE: SMALLPOX is a debilitating and occasionally fatal disease that's highly contagious.
SMALLPOX vaccine has been given to health workers treating two victims of human monkeypox, it has been reported.
03 (ANI): Unprecedented levels of immune-suppression in countries like Australia and the US must be considered in planning for the real risk of smallpox re-emerging in the world, an expert in infectious diseases has warned.
Michele Thompson's Vietnamese Traditional Medicine provides a fascinating transnational history of Vietnamese medicine through its understanding and preventive treatment of smallpox in the first half of the nineteenth century.
The (http://www.who.int/csr/disease/smallpox/faq/en/) World Health Organization , for instance, states that smallpox, caused by the Variola virus, has existed for at least 3,000 years.
During the early 1960s, concern that smallpox could be imported into the United States, and a broader interest in solving health challenges facing humanity, catalyzed the U.S.
The eradication of smallpox (variola) is arguably the greatest public health feat in the history of civilization.
THE accounts in the Echo of the South Wales smallpox outbreak in 1962 (January 10) reminded me of a personal experience.
WEB PROJECT TO TELL STORY OF 1962 WELSH EPIDEMIC THIS is the startling scene featuring firemen pouring parafin on the floor of Penrhys Smallpox Hospital before setting it ablaze.