WHO Gives a Cautious Green Light to Smallpox Experiments

@article{Vogel2004WHOGA,
  title={WHO Gives a Cautious Green Light to Smallpox Experiments},
  author={Gretchen Vogel},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={306},
  pages={1270 - 1271}
}
  • G. Vogel
  • Published 19 November 2004
  • Medicine
  • Science
INFECTIOUS DISEASESA World Health Organization (WHO) advisory committee has given its blessing to limited genetic manipulation of the smallpox virus; if the recommendation is accepted, it would mark the first time since smallpox was eradicated that scientists would be allowed to genetically modify the virus. 
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