• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index


The virus Variola major is a poxviridae virus causing pox or pus-filled lesions of the infectious disease smallpox, a lethal and disfiguring disease prevalent throughout history. Smallpox is characterized by an initial high fever and pus-filled blisters leaving deep pitting scars ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles