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Smallpox, History, Genealogy, and Context

This is a true story about science and public policy that should get the attention of genealogists and historians: A little more than thirty years ago, the World Health Organization declared that smallpox had been effectively eradicated around the globe.  Smallpox was an especially nasty disease that in the 20th century alone killed half a billion people. Its demise was …Continue reading →

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