#Smallpox

  • Article: A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 29, 2019

    Smallpox was officially declared eradicated in 1980. Read more

  • Article: An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World
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    An NHS Doctor Has Shared 5 Powerful Reasons Why Vaccines Have Changed the World

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 10, 2019

    Vaccines tell the story of human progress — and you have to see these tweets. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Vaccine Strategy in the Congo Uses Same Tactic That Helped Wipe Out Smallpox

    Ebola Vaccine Strategy in the Congo Uses Same Tactic That Helped Wipe Out Smallpox

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 22, 2018

    Ebola has killed a suspected 26 people in the Congo. Read more

  • Article: What the Eradication of Smallpox Taught Us About Vaccines
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    What the Eradication of Smallpox Taught Us About Vaccines

    By Janet Tobias|March 28, 2018

    Rumors once circulated that the smallpox vaccine could turn you into a cow. Read more

  • Article: ‘They Used to Call Me Spotted Deer’: A Smallpox Survivor Tells His Story

    ‘They Used to Call Me Spotted Deer’: A Smallpox Survivor Tells His Story

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 26, 2018

    Sundaram Parthasarathi shares how the now-eradicated disease once threatened his life. Read more

  • Article: We Eradicated Smallpox. Why Do Other Preventable Diseases Persist?
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    We Eradicated Smallpox. Why Do Other Preventable Diseases Persist?

    By Sneha Tatapudy|March 26, 2018

    Smallpox is the only disease that has been eradicated worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Smallpox Could Make Deadly Return as Permafrost Melts in Siberia

    Smallpox Could Make Deadly Return as Permafrost Melts in Siberia

    By Krista Watson|Aug. 19, 2016

    Climate change is bad for the environment AND our health. Read more