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Is smallpox contagious?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Viral particles from mouth sores or skin blisters are the infective material.
It is passed only person to person, no animals or insect carriers.

In brief: Yes

Viral particles from mouth sores or skin blisters are the infective material.
It is passed only person to person, no animals or insect carriers.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes it is very contagious but no cases since 1972.

In brief: Yes

Yes it is very contagious but no cases since 1972.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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