Smallpox Basics

Smallpox Fact Sheet

Smallpox Disease Overview
Smallpox is a serious, contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease. There is no specific treatment for smallpox disease, and the only prevention is vaccination...

Questions and Answers About Smallpox Disease
What should I know about smallpox? Is smallpox fatal? Is there any treatment for smallpox? CDC answers common questions such as these...

What You Should Know About a Smallpox Outbreak
Public health officials are preparing to respond quickly and effectively to smallpox outbreaks. The public can prepare too, by being informed about the possible use of smallpox as a biological weapon and what to do if that happens...

What CDC Is Doing to Protect the Public from Smallpox
CDC is working with others to protect the American public in case smallpox is used as a bioterrorism weapon. These efforts include preparing health workers and developing plans for responding to outbreaks...

What We Learn About Smallpox from Movies - Fact or Fiction
Addresses misconceptions derived from fictional programs about smallpox...

Video: "The History of Bioterrorism : Smallpox"
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