• Wary of terror attack, U.S. approves first drug to treat smallpox

    5 monthes ago - By LA Times

    U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first treatment for smallpox - a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago - in case the virus is used in a terror attack. Smallpox, which is highly contagious, was eradicated worldwide by 1980 after a huge vaccination campaign. But people born since...
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