17th Century Variola Virus Reveals the Recent History of Smallpox

Volume: 26, Issue: 24, Pages: 3407 - 3412
Published: Dec 1, 2016
Abstract
Smallpox holds a unique position in the history of medicine. It was the first disease for which a vaccine was developed and remains the only human disease eradicated by vaccination. Although there have been claims of smallpox in Egypt, India, and China dating back millennia [1Fenner F. Henderson D. Arita I. Jezek Z. Ladnyi I. Smallpox and Its Eradication. World Health Organization, 1988Google Scholar, 2Hopkins D. The Greatest Killer: Smallpox in...
Paper Details
Title
17th Century Variola Virus Reveals the Recent History of Smallpox
Published Date
Dec 1, 2016
Volume
26
Issue
24
Pages
3407 - 3412
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