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A paper showing how to make a smallpox cousin just got published. Critics wonder why - Science Magazine



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A paper showing how to make a smallpox cousin just got published. Critics wonder why 
Science Magazine
The team claims its work, funded by Tonix, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in New York City, could lead to a safer, more effective vaccine against smallpox. But safe smallpox vaccines already exist, and there appears to be no market for a ...
Creation of synthetic horsepox virus could lead to more effective smallpox vaccine EurekAlert (press release)
Tonix Pharma (TNXP) Announces Publication Reporting Synthesis, Construction and Characterization of Potential ... StreetInsider.com
Extinct horsepox virus recreated in lab in bid to build a better smallpox vaccine Horsetalk

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Mummified child died of Hep B, not smallpox - Cosmos



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Mummified child died of Hep B, not smallpox 
Cosmos
A mummified Medieval child thought to have died from smallpox in fact perished because of Hepatitis B virus, genetic sequencing reveals. The infant was interred in the Basilica of St Domenico Maggiore in Naples, Italy, during the Sixteenth Century, and ...
DNA analysis of ancient mummy, thought to have smallpox, points to Hepatitis B instead Science Daily
Child mummy in Italy had hepatitis, not smallpox: study The Local Italy
Scientists Discover 16th-Century Child Mummy Had Seemingly Modern Strain of Hepatitis B Gizmodo
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1931: Only case of smallpox in state hits New Oxford - Gettysburg Times



1931: Only case of smallpox in state hits New Oxford 
Gettysburg Times
The Gorman Family moved to the Rife Farm in New Oxford just before Christmas 1930. Since Adams County students were on winter break, the Gormans had a week or so to get the two school-age children in the family ready for their new school. Mrs. Gorman ...

 


DNA Analysis of Ancient Mummy, Thought to Have Smallpox, Points to Hepatitis B Infection Instead - R & D Magazine



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DNA Analysis of Ancient Mummy, Thought to Have Smallpox, Points to Hepatitis B Infection Instead 
R & D Magazine
Previous scientific analysis of the 16th century remains?which did not include DNA testing?suggested the child was infected with Variola virus, or smallpox. In fact, this was the oldest evidence for the presence of smallpox in Medieval remains and a ...

 


Aztecs were wiped out by horror 'eye-bleeding' disease that killed 15million in just five years, scientists reveal - The Sun



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Aztecs were wiped out by horror 'eye-bleeding' disease that killed 15million in just five years, scientists reveal 
The Sun
On Monday, scientists swept aside smallpox, measles, mumps, and influenza as likely suspects, fingering a typhoid-like ?enteric fever? for which they found DNA evidence on the teeth of long-dead victims, reports news.com.au. Ashild Vagene, of the ...
500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs The Guardian
What Wiped Out the Aztecs? Scientists Find New Clues. National Geographic
DNA Analysis May Have Finally Revealed What Killed 15 Million Aztecs Big Think (blog)
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Through the past brightly - The Macomb Daily



Through the past brightly 
The Macomb Daily
In addition to restoring an antique car and several British motorcycles, brewing beer, vintning wine (his wintergreen was a delicious oddball classic), building custom furniture, looming rugs, hand-stitching immense comforters, restoring his ?Painted ...

 


Flu season: Nothing to mess around with - Auburn Villager



Auburn Villager
 
Flu season: Nothing to mess around with 
Auburn Villager
Take for example smallpox. It is estimated that in 18th century Europe 400,000 people died each year from smallpox and one third of the cases resulted in the patient going blind. Over the past 12,000 years or so, it's estimated that smallpox alone has ...
Flu stresses hospitals, shows we're not ready for emergencies NBCNews.com
Preventive Medicine: The Familiar Flu Middletown Press
Public Health Response to Severe Influenza | Public Health Grand Rounds | CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Mom relieved Bell has not fallen ill to smallpox - Brantford Expositor



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Mom relieved Bell has not fallen ill to smallpox 
Brantford Expositor
In our world of electronic and digital communications, one wonders what evidence of our day-to-day lives will exist for our descendants in the next century. Modern technology has given us the ability to be in almost constant touch with one another. But ...

 


Our Past: Prison made smallpox impossible to control - Alton Telegraph



Alton Telegraph
 
Our Past: Prison made smallpox impossible to control 
Alton Telegraph
In the year 1863, an epidemic of smallpox broke out that at first doubled the average death count. Overcrowding in the prison made the disease impossible to control or eliminate. A nearby island in the Mississippi called Sunflower (the scene of the ...

 


16th-Century Child Mummy Had Oldest Known Case of Hepatitis B - Smithsonian



Smithsonian
 
16th-Century Child Mummy Had Oldest Known Case of Hepatitis B 
Smithsonian
In the 1980s, researchers examined the remains, diagnosing the child with the earliest known case of small pox. But a new genomic test tells a different story. As Nicholas St. Fleur at The New York Times reports, the child may actually have oldest ...
Scientists Accidentally Discover Ancient Hepatitis B in a 16th ... Mental Floss
DNA Analysis of 16th-Century Mummy Reveals Oldest Evidence Of ... IFLScience

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