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variola

[‚ver·ē′ō·lə]
(medicine)
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Species-specific identification of variola, monkeypox, cowpox, and vaccinia viruses by multiplex real-time PCR assay.
Fortunately, cross-immunity exists between smallpox virus (variola), cowpox (vaccinia), and monkeypox.
he didn't really explain it fully, but I was very happy to be working on the variola minor rather than the variola major.
PROF GEOFFREY SMITH: "The World Health Organisation has authorised the temporary retention of the live variola virus for specific purposes only.
Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by variola virus that has killed millions of people over the centuries.
VACV is one of the best-studied poxviruses in part due to its use as the vaccine employed during the world health organization-led campaign to eradicate smallpox, caused by the deadly variola virus.
As primeiras vacinacoes no Brasil foram realizadas em 1804 e desde entao, foram utilizadas diversas estrategias para a sua realizacao como campanhas, varreduras, rotina e bloqueios, tendo erradicado a febre amarela urbana em 1942, a variola em 1973 e a poliomielite em 1989.
Inspired by existing epidemic models with input from emergency risk specialists, the website simulates a global pandemic of the fictional variola chimera virus.
Caused by the variola major virus, smallpox inflicted great pain on victims, beginning with fever, nausea and other flu-like symptoms before leading to lesions on the face and body.
Para fundamentar ideias como estas, as estatisticas de mortalidade por doencas tipicamente contagiosas ou advindas de falta de condicoes urbanas, tais como a variola, a tuberculose, a febre amarela, a peste bubonica e a malaria, serviam como prova de uma necessidade de transformacao do espaco fisico (48).
Esse capitulo trata da vacinacao contra a variola e da erradicacao da doenca, sendo muito util para aqueles interessados na vigilancia epidemiologica.