Smallpox is caused by two variants of the variola virus, variola major and variola minor. It was eradicated in 1977, however it remains a concern owing to its potential use in bioterrorism. Discover the latest research on Smallpox here.

September 4, 2020

A brief introduction of Xiangya's anti-epidemic history in a century

Zhong nan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Central South University. Medical sciences
Ping'an HuShanqi Huang
September 15, 2020
Open Access

The sixth revolution in pediatric vaccinology: immunoengineering and delivery systems

Pediatric Research
Dheeraj SoniDavid J Dowling
August 4, 2020
Open Access

Ectromelia-encoded virulence factor C15 specifically inhibits antigen presentation to CD4+ T cells post peptide loading

PLoS Pathogens
Katherine S ForsythLaurence C Eisenlohr
August 4, 2020
Case Report

Acute toxoplasmosis and pox-viral dermatitis in a juvenile bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in New Brunswick, Canada

The Canadian Veterinary Journal. La Revue Vétérinaire Canadienne
Laura BourqueMegan E B Jones
August 31, 2020
Open Access

Vaccines in the United States: a systematic review on history of evolution, regulations, licensing, and future challenges

Clinical and Experimental Vaccine Research
Sandeep Divate SathyanarayanaRavi Gundadka Shriram
October 3, 2020
Open Access

Books: Angel of Death. The Story of Smallpox : Lessons from a Previous Pandemic

The British Journal of General Practice : the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Sophie Rowlands
October 9, 2020
Open Access

Smallpox Vaccination-Associated Myopericarditis

Federal Practitioner : for the Health Care Professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS
Jerry Fan, Hameed Ali
October 11, 2020
Open Access

Pandemic Legion History More Complex than Previously Thought

Jean-Nicolas Tournier
October 13, 2020

Neurochemical and Neurobiological Weapons

Neurologic Clinics
James J Sejvar
October 1, 2020
Open Access

"Debordering" public health: the changing patterns of health border in modern Europe

História, ciências, saúde--Manguinhos
Patrick Zylberman
August 1, 2020
Open Access

How Are Orthopaedic Surgery Residencies Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic? An Assessment of Resident Experiences in Cities of Major Virus Outbreak

The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Tonya W AnGuy D Paiement
October 6, 2020
Open Access

Variola virus genome sequenced from an eighteenth-century museum specimen supports the recent origin of smallpox

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences
Giada FerrariVerena J Schuenemann
August 28, 2020
Open Access

COVID-19 vaccines: ethical framework concerning human challenge studies

Daru : Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Daniela CalinaAristidis Tsatsakis
October 14, 2020
Open Access

Countering the potential re-emergence of a deadly infectious disease - information warfare, identifying strategic threats, launching countermeasures

MedRxiv : the Preprint Server for Health Sciences
Rex N. AliS. Sarkar

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