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Small Pox

  • Caused by Variola virus.
  • Occurs as sudden fever, malaise, headache, prostration, severe back ache,abdominal pain and vomitting.
  • A deep-seated rash developed with face and extremities.
  • Transmitted from person to person
  • In Biowar it would most likely be disseminated in an aerosol cloud.

Prevention:

  • Report to local Health Authority.
  • Vaccine is available.
  • This disease was eradicated globally in 8th May, 1980.
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