Variola major: Dose Response Models

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Variola major

Author: Mark H. Weir

General Overview

Variola major (V. major) is the causative agent of smallpox. Smallpox is a disease within the poxvirus group, which causes diseases with similar manifestation and symptoms with very different severities. Chickenpox, a disease with very low mortality associated with childhood is within the poxvirus group as well, however, does not have the severity or lethality of smallpox.

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