Smallpox will be considered only briefly since the last known case anywhere in the world occurred in October 19774 and the disease was officially declared eradicated on 26 October 1979, an achievement of international collaboration unparalleled in history.


Dust Pneumonia Influenza Malaria Bedding 


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. N. Westwood
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and Immunology School of Medicine, Faculty of Health SciencesUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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