Anonymous
Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsOther - Diseases · 5 months ago

Is smallpox making a comeback?

I heard somewhere that somebody told me that smallpox was making a comeback and I don't know if it's true or not, I heard somewhere that it was making a comeback!

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  • marty
    Lv 7
    5 months ago
    Best answer

    It's another climate change scare tactic. They say it may come back if the Siberian permafrost thaws but I have my doubts. Every time they speak of climate change it's always might, maybe or it could happen, nobody knows for sure.

  • Roddy
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Smallpox was totally eradicated worldwide in the wild back in the 1960s. Samples were kept in very secure conditions in 2 or 3 labs around the world.

    The only way that smallpox could come back s if one of the countries with lab samples deliberately broke international law and released it into the wild.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Officially it's eradicated, and two or three labs in the world still have some stored.

  • Sal*UK
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Its been eradicated for some 40 years now (however I'm sure it could come back under some circumstances)

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    It will be making a comeback among the AntiVaxers. Protect your children and get them vaccinated now!

    • Sal*UK
      Lv 7
      5 months agoReport

      Absolutely - this is how it was gotten rid of in the first place.

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