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Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat - Slate Magazine



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Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat 
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The most recent dual-use concern about synthetic biology involves one of humanity's oldest foes: smallpox. Smallpox was eradicated from nature in 1980, and all known stocks of the virus are located at World Health Organization?supervised repositories ...

 


Kim Jong-un is 'mass producing deadly batches of smallpox' | Daily ... - Daily Mail



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Synthesizing Biological Threats?A Small Leap From Horsepox to Smallpox - Contagionlive.com



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Synthesizing Biological Threats?A Small Leap From Horsepox to Smallpox 
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What is concerning about this experiment is that it highlights not only the possibility of synthesizing DNA with limited resources in a short window of time, but that it involved an orthopoxvirus, horsepox, a close relative of smallpox. This experiment ...

 


Scientists Eradicated Smallpox. With Synthetic Biology, We Can Bring it Back. - Futurism



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Scientists Eradicated Smallpox. With Synthetic Biology, We Can Bring it Back. 
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The smallpox virus has been eradicated since 1980, with all known samples safely stowed away at facilities monitored by the World Health Organization. Synthetic biology holds the potential to bring it back. In July 2017, researchers in Canada ...

 


The first smallpox vaccine changed the world?but we're still not ... - Popular Science



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What is Monkeypox? New Cases of Smallpox-Like Disease Afflict Nigeria - Newsweek



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What is Monkeypox? New Cases of Smallpox-Like Disease Afflict Nigeria 
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Nigeria is grappling with a suspected outbreak of monkeypox, a smallpox-like virus that leaves victims with a painful rash and can be fatal if not properly treated. Health authorities in the West African country say at least 11 cases of the disease ...
Monkeypox outbreak: 5 key facts you should know TheNewsGuru
11 tips to avoid monkey pox infection The Punch
11 important things you need to know about Monkeypox, the disease ravaging Bayelsa YNaija
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Bavarian Nordic Wins Up-to-$539M BARDA Contract for Smallpox Vaccine - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News



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Bavarian Nordic Wins Up-to-$539M BARDA Contract for Smallpox Vaccine 
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Bavarian Nordic has won an up-to-$539 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to supply its freeze-dried Imvamune® smallpox vaccine for the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile. The contract consists of ...
Bavarian Nordic eyes more US government contracts after new vaccine order Reuters

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Was the horsepox virus the unsung hero of smallpox eradication? - Horsetalk



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Was the horsepox virus the unsung hero of smallpox eradication? 
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The eradication of smallpox, caused by the variola virus, was declared finally eradicated in 1980 by the World Health Organization (WHO), after the last known naturally occurring case in 1977. Smallpox was responsible for an estimated 300 million to ...

 


North Korea could infect its enemies with the plague and smallpox by attaching the diseases to missiles and bombs ... - Daily Mail



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North Korea could infect its enemies with the plague and smallpox by attaching the diseases to missiles and bombs ... 
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Researchers believe the aggressive dictatorship has biological weapons factories containing the likes of anthrax, botulism, cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, typhus, smallpox and even the plague. The totalitarian Stalinist regime could 'weaponise' the ...
North Korea threaten World War 3 with terrifying PLAGUE, ANTHRAX and SMALLPOX weapons Express.co.uk
Biological weapons in North Korea: Report outlines what is known and unknown Outbreak News Today
North Korea 'ready to test new high range missile capable of hitting US west coast' Mirror.co.uk

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Scientists shed new light on an old mystery: the origins of the ... - MinnPost



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Scientists shed new light on an old mystery: the origins of the ... 
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The story of Edward Jenner, a British country doctor who pioneered the smallpox vaccine at the end of the 18th century, is one of the most famous in medicine.

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