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Smallpox

"Smallpox" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An acute, highly contagious, often fatal infectious disease caused by an orthopoxvirus characterized by a biphasic febrile course and distinctive progressive skin eruptions. Vaccination has succeeded in eradicating smallpox worldwide. (Dorland, 28th ed)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Smallpox" by people in this website by year, and whether "Smallpox" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002 and 2007 and 2008
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