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Smallpox

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Something really damn ugly.

Something really damn ugly.

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  • 1. Smallpox Mari Mägi 10c
  • 2. Warning
    • Ugly pictures ahead. But that was a big problem until it was eliminated, so suck it up.
  • 3. General information
    • Infectious disease
    • Localizes in small blood vessels
    • Blisters on the skin
    • In long term can cause blindness
    • Smallpox was eradicated completely in 1979.
  • 4. Causes and symptoms
    • Caused by a virus
    • Virus is inhaled
    • High fever
    • Aching muscles
    • Nausea
    • By the day 12-15, first lesions appear
    • Extensive rash
    • Fatality rate about 30%
  • 5.  
  • 6. Treatment
    • Smallpox vaccinations
    • The meaning of 1979.
    • No drug for smallpox
    • Wound care
  • 7. Varia
    • Smallpox was eradicated in 1979
    • However it can be used as a biological weapon
    • Envelope attack in 2004
    • Famous sufferers and survivors :
    • Ramses V
    • Peter II of Russia
    • Anne of Cleves
    • Her daughter, Elizabeth I
    • Mozart and Beethoven
    • George Washington
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Joseph Stalin
    • Lucky Luciano (crime figure)
    • Mary Queen of Scots
  • 8.
    • Thank you.

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