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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62, was sufficient to sober the most drunken pearl buyer that ever incinerated smallpox microbes in Scotch whiskey.
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In 1978 medical photographer Janet Parker, from Kings Norton, died from smallpox and hundreds of others were placed in quarantine.
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.
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.
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The discontinuation of routine smallpox vaccination in the United States, 1960-1976: an unlikely affirmation of biomedical hegemony
GenevaAuA statue commemorating the 30th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox was unveiled this week in front of the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters by Director-General of WHO, Dr Margaret Chan.
LONDON, Mar 25, SPA -- The World Health Organisation said on Thursday it was investigating reports of suspected cases of the previously eradicated disease smallpox in eastern Uganda, according to Reuters.
Smallpox is a severe viral disease that claimed hundreds of millions of lives during the course of history.
Following a Request for Proposal issued in 2007 with the intent to procure an MVA-based, third generation smallpox vaccine, Public Works and Government Services Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Department of National Defence, has awarded a contract to Bavarian Nordic for the delivery of IMVAMUNE(R).
The first simulation of how healthcare professionals would cope with a terrorist attack involving smallpox will be carried out in Wales tomorrow.
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