Smallpox

Smallpox

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Baker & Taylor
Recounts the history and effects of smallpox outbreaks, describes the effort to develop a vaccine and to eradicate the disease, and discusses the possiblity of its return.

Rosen Pub Group
Only thirty years ago, smallpox was killing three million people a year. Those who didn’t die were left with horrible scars all over their faces. This book discusses all aspects of this disease, which terrorized the world for so many years, and covers everything from the Hindi goddess of smallpox to the spread of the virus to the New World to the symptoms of the disease and the history of the smallpox vaccine.

Publisher: New York : Rosen, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780823933464
0823933466
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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