Smallpox Viruses

Known as: Smallpox, small pox virus, Variola Virus 
A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing infections in humans. No infections have been reported since 1977 and the virus is now believed to be virtually… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
All knowledge—beyond that of bare isolated occurrence—deals with uniformities. Of the latter, some few have a claim to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Vaccinia virus immunization provides lifelong protection against smallpox, but the mechanisms of this exquisite protection are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Human disease likely attributable to variola virus (VARV), the etiologic agent of smallpox, has been reported in human… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Vaccination with live vaccinia virus affords long-lasting protection against variola virus, the agent of smallpox. Its mode of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Two decades after a worldwide vaccination campaign was used to successfully eradicate naturally occurring smallpox, the threat of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Although naturally occurring smallpox was eliminated through the efforts of the World Health Organization Global Eradication… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The high frequency, recent origin, and geographic distribution of the CCR5-Delta 32 deletion allele together indicate that it has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Camelpox virus (CMPV) and variola virus (VAR) are orthopoxviruses (OPVs) that share several biological features and cause high… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We constructed a mathematical model to describe the spread of smallpox after a deliberate release of the virus. Assuming 100… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Biological control is an important method of dealing with plant and insect pests. The control of rabbits by myxomatosis and the… (More)
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