How does smallpox kill you?
Posted 4 years ago in Health & Wellness by MusicBloom


There are several ways that smallpox can kill you. The most common way is the fever being too high which can cause dehydration, heart and kidney failure and this eventually leads to death. There is other ways it can kill you though, including infected pox lesions and occasionally blood clotts form a problem.

What is Smallpox

Smallpox is a viral infection. It is contagious and can be deadly. The disease was eliminated worldwide. This was done through global immunization programs. The last known natural occurring human case was in 1977. Governments have studied its use as a germ-warfare weapon. As a weapon, it would be released in the air. Those exposed could develop the disease. They would then pass it to other people.

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