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Should I be worried about a smallpox outbreak?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: NO !

Small pox has been totally eradicated from the world.
The virus may (?) exist in research setting but an outbreak is impossible.

In brief: NO !

Small pox has been totally eradicated from the world.
The virus may (?) exist in research setting but an outbreak is impossible.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

But it is not beyond the realms of possibility for a smallpox bioterrorism attack.
Certainly not impossible.

In brief: No

But it is not beyond the realms of possibility for a smallpox bioterrorism attack.
Certainly not impossible.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

In addition worrying make u only anxious and will not prevent it.

In brief: No

In addition worrying make u only anxious and will not prevent it.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The disease hasn't been seen in the world in 30+ years.
Were it to somehow reappear, it would e as easy to eliminate as it was the first time. A vaccine is not generally in use but is available.

In brief: No

The disease hasn't been seen in the world in 30+ years.
Were it to somehow reappear, it would e as easy to eliminate as it was the first time. A vaccine is not generally in use but is available.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology

In brief: No

You can safely find something else to worry about.

In brief: No

You can safely find something else to worry about.
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
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