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8 hours ago Smallpox may be contagious during this phase, but is most contagious during the next 2 stages (early rash and pustular rash and scabs). The first symptoms include: High fever. Head and body aches. Sometimes vomiting. At this time, people are usually too sick to carry on their normal activities.

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1 hours ago Other types include flat smallpox, hemorrhagic smallpox and vaccine-modified smallpox. Initial symptoms: This stage lasts about three days. Symptoms include high fever, muscle aches, backaches, headaches and vomiting. Early rash: After the initial symptoms, a …

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6 hours ago The initial prodromal symptoms of smallpox typically develop 10 to 14 days after exposure and will persist for two to four days. Thereafter, mouth ulcers will be the first physical sign followed by the rapid onset of rash 24 to 48 hours later. From start to finish, most cases of smallpox resolve within five weeks.

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5 hours ago What is Smallpox? Before smallpox was eradicated, it was a serious infectious disease caused by the variola virus. It was contagious—meaning, it spread from one person to another. People who had smallpox had a fever and a distinctive, progressive skin rash. Most people with smallpox recovered, but about 3 out of every 10 people with the

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8 hours ago Smallpox is an infectious disease of the past. Smallpox was the first disease to be eliminated from the world through public health efforts and vaccination, but the infection still poses a threat because people could use existing laboratory strains of variola as biological weapons. Signs and symptoms of smallpox include. high fever, overall

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Just Now Smallpox has an average incubation period of 10 to 14 days, during which the person has no symptoms. Initial symptoms last for two to four days and typically include high fever, headaches and body

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5 hours ago Smallpox is an ancient disease caused by the variola virus. Early symptoms include high fever and fatigue. The virus then produces a characteristic rash, particularly on the face, arms and legs. The resulting spots become filled with clear fluid and later, pus, and then form a crust, which eventually dries up and falls off.

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Just Now Smallpox was a severe infectious disease that affected humans for thousands of years before its eradication in the late 20th century. The symptoms included a distinctive rash, pustules, and fever.

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5 hours ago Smallpox is a disease caused by a poxvirus that is transmitted from person to person that causes high fever, characteristic rash, and may kill about one-third of those infected. Smallpox (also called variola) is the only disease that has been completely wiped out throughout the world. Smallpox is also potentially one of the most devastating

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2 hours ago headache. severe back pain. abdominal pain. vomiting. These symptoms would go away within two to three days. Then the patient would feel better. However, just as the patient started to feel better

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1 hours ago Smallpox Symptoms. Smallpox gets its name from its most common sign of the disease: small blisters that pop up on the face, arms, and body, and fill …

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Just Now Pulmonary form of smallpox: Characteristic smallpox symptoms of this variety are typically severe and include cyanosis (a condition which causes the skin and / or mucous membranes to become discoloured, appearing blue or purple due to low oxygen levels in the red blood cells or a lack of oxygen circulation in the body).

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8 hours ago The symptoms of smallpox were reminiscent of the flu: These symptoms would be followed by a rash, which began in the mouth and throat. The rash, which had disfiguring effects, would spread to the skin and cover people from head to toe, lasting about two weeks. The most common form of the rash from smallpox was raised bumps or “pox.”.

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8 hours ago Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by the variola virus. It is characterized by fever, a general feeling of ill health (malaise), headaches and back pain. These initial symptoms are followed by a rash and small, raised bumps or lesions (pocks) within two or three days. Smallpox was a highly contagious disease, but was declared eradicated

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8 hours ago 5. Make sure the patient stays well hydrated. As with any ill person, dehydration is a risk for people with smallpox. Intravenous fluids may be necessary for some people with smallpox if they become unable to drink fluids on their own due to the spread of the disease or other symptoms.

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2 hours ago Symptoms of smallpox infection can take one week to 17 days to appear and may include fever, chills, vomiting, body aches, headache, felling unwell (malaise), muscle aches, backache, and confusion. About 48-72 hours after the initial smallpox symptoms, a characteristic rash appears and turns into virus-filled sores, which later scab over.

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8 hours ago Smallpox is a contagious disease caused by the variola virus. Smallpox was the first disease to be eliminated from the world through public health efforts and vaccination. Smallpox still poses a threat because people could use existing laboratory strains as biological weapons. Smallpox causes high fever, prostration, and a characteristic rash.

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What are the signs of smallpox?

  • High fever
  • Fatigue
  • A headache
  • A backache
  • Vomiting

What happens when you get smallpox?

You could get it:

  • By breathing in the virus during close, face-to-face contact with an infected person. ...
  • By handling the clothes or sheets of an infected person or coming into contact with their body fluids.
  • Very rarely, smallpox has spread among people in small, enclosed spaces, probably through air in the ventilation system. ...

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What are the dangers of smallpox?

There are naturally occurring epidemics and epidemics caused by bioterrorism. The latter may be even worse than what we are experiencing now,” said the billionaire. Видео из Сети. Что угрожает людям после пандемии.

What are symptoms of smallpox virus?

They can cause permanent scars.

  • The rash starts with flat red sores that become raised bumps a few days later.
  • The bumps turn into fluid-filled blisters.
  • The blisters fill with pus.
  • They crust over, usually in the second week of smallpox.
  • Scabs form over the blisters and then fall off, usually in the third week of the disease. They can cause permanent scars.

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