Daily Archives: October 25, 2020

IDWeek 2020: Smallpox eradication offers lessons 40 years on, but they’re not easy

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Four decades after it was made official, the eradication of smallpox remains a unique achievement. It is an achievement that stands as proof that a disease meeting the right biological criteria can, with the right strategy, be wiped from the face of the earth. But while attempted, it has not been duplicated. Nor, on examination, […]