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Smallpox vaccination kits from the US civil war reveal historic virus

Traces of virus strains used to create smallpox vaccinations in the US civil war have been found Alamy Stock PhotoStrains of viruses used for...

Here Are 6 Infectious Diseases You Won’t Get Anymore Thanks to...

From the introduction of the smallpox vaccine in the 19th century to the mass availability of flu shots today, vaccines have helped millions of...

Viruses: What They are, How They Spread, and How We Fight...

Viruses are not alive, at least in the classical sense. While they're made of proteins and genes like living things, they need to interact...

Smallpox killed 3 in 10, until the first vaccines conquered it

For millennia, humanity has feared smallpox, one of the world's deadliest diseases that killed roughly 3 out of every 10 people it infected. One...