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Only more measles cases will make people take vaccinations seriously
Measles faces many more obstacles than the smallpox eradication effort did.
Why public health officials have only ever eradicated one disease
'Eliminated' diseases can return. Eradicating one for good is a near impossible public health undertaking.
The first smallpox vaccine changed the world—but we’re still not sure what was in it
The cowpox is a lie.
The Doctor Who Thought Bed Bugs Spread Smallpox
Old, completely unethical studies tried—and failed—to pin the virus on the bloodsucker
Should We Keep the Last Smallpox Viruses Alive? US Says Yes, For Defense Purposes
The U.N. health agency may have decided way back in 1996 that the remaining stores of live smallpox virus–kept in … Continued
World Health Officials Debate Whether To Destroy Last Existing Samples of Smallpox
Humanity’s worst scourge, the smallpox virus, may finally wind up on death row in May if health officials decide to … Continued