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Destroy Smallpox Virus

Scientists Urge Delay In Destroying Deadly Virus

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than three decades after the eradication of smallpox, U.S. officials say it's still not time to destroy the last known stockp...

U.S. Will Save Last Smallpox Stockpiles, Just In Case

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 07.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — The United States has proposed that the last known stockpiles of the smallpox virus should be retained for at least another five years ...

Experts Debate Destroying Last Smallpox Virus

AP | By MARIA CHENG | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

LONDON -- Smallpox, one of the world's deadliest diseases, eradicated three decades ago, is kept alive under tight security today in just two places &...