When did Pocahontas catch smallpox?

Answer Pocanontas died on March 21, 1617. Contemporaneous documents are not clear as to whether she died of Small Pox or some other infection. Small Pox virus has an incubation period of twelve days. If t... Read More »

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Who discovered smallpox and when?

The first known cases of smallpox go back to 1350 BC and the disease has been known for a very long time. Dr. Campbell identified how smallpox is spread. Edward Jenner is credited with developing t... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Smallpox Infection?

SmallPox InfectionSmallpox has been listed as one of the fatal viral infections throughout the world. This strikes regardless of age, race, or origin.It has dreadful history of killing number of pe... Read More »

Does smallpox have a vaccine?

Yes. It was first made when Edward Jenner injected the cowpox virus into individuals in 1796, which worked because the diseases are in the same family and close enough to trick the immune system. I... Read More »

Who discovered vaccination against smallpox?