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Smallpox Pictures

Media file 1: Characteristic smallpox lesions on the arms and legs of an adolescent. Photo used with permission from the World Health Organization.
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Media file 2: Skin lesions (day seven) on an unvaccinated infant. Reprinted with permission from Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, et al: Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1988: 10-14, 35-36. Photographs by Arita.
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Media file 3: Ordinary form of variola minor smallpox in an unvaccinated woman 12 days after onset of skin lesions. Reprinted with permission from Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, et al: Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1988: 10-14, 35-36. Photographs by Arita.
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Media file 4: Adult with smallpox (variola major) with hundreds of pustular lesions distributed with more on arms and face than on trunk. Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center slide file.
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Media file 5: Hemorrhagic-type variola major lesions. Death usually happens before typical pustules developed Reprinted with permission from Herrlich A, Mayr A, Munz E, et al: Die pocken; Erreger, Epidemiologic und klinisches Bild. 2nd ed. Stuttgart, Germany: Thieme; 1967. In: Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, et al: Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1988: 10-14, 35-36.
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Smallpox is an acute contagious disease caused by the variola virus (Poxvirus variolae), a member of the Poxviridae family of the genus Orthopoxvirus.

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