The most commonly asked questions, answered
Smallpox is an acute contagious disease caused by the variola virus, a member of the orthopoxvirus family. Smallpox is transmitted from person to person via infective droplets during close contact with infected symptomatic people. A vaccine administered up to 3 days after exposure provides protective immunity and prevents infection and lessening of the severity of the disease.
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20 page PDF guide to "going private" for insured and self-paying patients.
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