Eps 275. History Of Smallpox.


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Rob is back and we're going down a virus rabbit hole. Smallpox is one of only two viruses that have been completely eradicated from earth thanks to the invention of the vaccine. The smallpox vaccine was the first of its type, and took over from the much less effective inoculation procedure of variolation which included the use of powdered scabs to be administered by the way of the nose!

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