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    1. The worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history was a turning point for control of the ferocious disease in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It also helped launch America's first independent ...

    2. Vaccination amnesia

      The Scranton Times-TribuneSep 15 01:00 AM

      For example, smallpox has had a vast impact on human history. The New World experienced horrific mortality in the 1500s. Prior to the Spanish conquistadors, it was unknown. After its ...

    3. Donald Ainslee Henderson, 1928-2016

      FOX 8 New OrleansSep 25 05:28 PM

      Henderson, known to all as "DA," was for decades a towering figure in the world of public health and led the campaign that ultimately eradicated smallpox from the world. At the time of ...

    4. Organization (PAHO) was able to declare m easles the fifth vaccine-preventable disease to be eliminated from the Americas, following rubella (or German measles) and congenital rubella syndrome ...

    5. A Bucks history lesson you may have missed

      Bucks County Courier TimesSep 11 05:00 PM

      For instance, did you know Yardley Borough was wiped out by a smallpox epidemic in 1695? The story of the town’s demise stems from what happened to William Yardley and his family. Yardley ...

    6. The American epidemiologist whose unwavering leadership resulted in the eradication nearly 40 years ago of smallpox, one of the world's most feared contagious diseases, has died. Dr.

    7. Drayton definitely placed a smallpox signal at the plantation entrance. But there’s no definitive account of the actual disease. A total of 620,000 soldiers died. It’s estimated, though ...

    8. When I was a teenager around 1970, I received multiple smallpox vaccinations over a period of about two months. A friend of a friend told me repeated smallpox vaccinations might ...

    9. KASTRITIS: One Too Many

      The Daily Free PressSep 29 06:59 PM

      Smallpox. Influenza. Measles. Rubella. The taboo names of the mysterious things that we cannot see, entities that once struck fear into the general public at their utterance. Only up ...

    10. “Measles is not Ebola and chickenpox is not smallpox. U.S. health officials should not be expanding police power to take people into custody and place them in involuntary quarantine whenever ...

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