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Smallpox through the ages

Smallpox is believed to have originated in Africa...ago and spread eastward through India. Smallpox played a role in the destruction of at...Empire coincided with a large-scale smallpox epidemic that killed between 3.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/25/tec_329026.shtml
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Single smallpox case would trigger tracking

WASHINGTON -- A single case of smallpox would trigger a federal emergency plan...disease if bioterrorists ever unleashed smallpox. The Centers for Disease Control and...routine vaccinations of Americans against smallpox, which kills three in every 10 victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/20/tec_327955.shtml
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Bioterrorism threat may keep Smallpox virus alive

WASHINGTON -- Smallpox has been eradicated worldwide, but...ever used as a bioterrorist weapon. Smallpox cursed humanity with disease, death...been verified by others, according to smallpox experts who spoke at a recent bioterrorism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/16/tec_256367.shtml
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Scientists identify medicines that may cure smallpox

Scientists in search of a smallpox cure hope they'll find one already...companies to see if any work against smallpox. Chances are good, they say, because...illnesses has undergone a revolution since smallpox was eliminated more than two decades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/21/tec_328462.shtml
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CDC provides smallpox vaccinations to some workers

...vaccinated some of its health workers against smallpox as a precaution in case they need to...is readying a terrorist attack using smallpox, which was eradicated outside laboratories...field if we did see a suspected case of smallpox," CDC spokesman Tom Skinner said Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/06/tec_324533.shtml
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Smallpox vaccinations may have adverse effects

As President Bush mulls authorizing smallpox vaccination for half a million service...routine civilian immunization against smallpox in 1972 and the Pentagon dropped the...nations like Iraq or North Korea may have smallpox stockpiles that could be used as weapons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/11/tec_357934.shtml
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Scientist battles forgotten disease: smallpox

...federal grant to develop a drug against smallpox. Until last month, the project was...the landscape, and renewed fears that smallpox, which was eradicated 24 years ago...College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Today smallpox is an all-but forgotten scourge, vanquished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/01/tec_323204.shtml
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Georgia's smallpox vaccinations continue throughout state

ATLANTA -- Georgia's smallpox vaccination program is continuing...for heart trouble should avoid the smallpox vaccine after three people who recently...and Illinois decided to halt their smallpox shot programs while the federal investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/01/met_474865.shtml
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Healthcare workers debate smallpox vaccine

The needle that delivers smallpox vaccine is only about 3 inches long...could treat patients in a bioterrorist smallpox attack. But the vaccine itself can...knows she is a prime candidate for a smallpox response team. But her husband...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/tec_366116.shtml
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Smallpox vaccines take the spotlight

...wants to purchase 300 million doses of smallpox vaccine, enough to inoculate every American...Prevention was seeking a firm to manufacture smallpox vaccine last year, it was spurned by...United States has 15 million doses of smallpox vaccine, and has ordered an additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/23/tec_328535.shtml
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