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An acute contagious viral disease, with fever and pustules usually leaving permanent scars. It was effectively eradicated through vaccination by 1979.Also called variola
- ‘The process induced cowpox, a mild viral disease that conferred immunity to smallpox.’
- ‘Polio will be the second disease after smallpox to be eradicated.’
- ‘This has been illustrated by the elimination of other viral infections such as smallpox.’
- ‘Animal research has led to vaccines for rabies, smallpox, rubella, measles and anthrax.’
- ‘Malnutrition was rife, as were diseases such as tuberculosis and smallpox.’
- ‘Of the biological weapons, anthrax and smallpox are the most feared.’
- ‘The most likely diagnosis was thought to be a severe viral infection - but not smallpox.’
- ‘Disease was rampant and smallpox, typhus, typhoid and dysentery made death familiar.’
- ‘Who knew until it was too late that the blankets were ridden with smallpox and other communicable diseases!’
- ‘As a naturally occurring disease smallpox is potent and as a weapon of biological warfare it is terrifying.’
- ‘There now seems a real prospect that, like smallpox, polio may be eradicated entirely from the world.’
- ‘Although thousands of Barbadians died from yellow fever and smallpox, Quakers were particularly hard hit.’
- ‘It is possible that one or both of these pandemics were due to smallpox, or even measles.’
- ‘Anthrax just isn't the public health disaster that smallpox has the potential to be.’
- ‘Both anthrax and smallpox vaccines have been in use for a long time, but there are few other similarities between them.’
- ‘Hahnemann, the founder of homoeopathy, was a supporter of smallpox vaccination.’
- ‘For 130 years or more after Jenner introduced a vaccine for smallpox this was the only vaccine in general use.’
- ‘There have been few articles on the risks of smallpox or of the vaccine in the popular media.’
- ‘Terrorists can bring back diseases like smallpox and they can even create their own.’
- ‘He seems to suffer from the impression that the vaccine is just as contagious as smallpox.’
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