Vaccinia virus (VACV; genus Orthopoxvirus [OPV]) is used as a lyophilized live virus vaccine against smallpox, variola
It will discuss other technical matters such as pandemic influenza preparedness framework for the sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits, member state mechanism on substandard and falsified medical products, human resources for health, promoting the health of refugees and migrants, global action on patient safety, water, sanitation and hygiene in healthcare facilities, smallpox eradication: destruction of variola
virus stocks, 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases.
Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in mid-2018, it is currently the only antiviral for treating variola
virus infection approved in the United States, noted Dr.
(14) Smallpox (variola
) has been extinct as a naturally transmitted infectious disease since 1979, thanks to the success of worldwide application of vaccine.
The Orthopoxvirus genus also includes variola
virus (the cause of smallpox), vaccinia virus (used in the smallpox vaccine), and cowpox virus."
"At that time Henry said 'I'm not going to allow you to work with variola
major, which is the nasty smallpox, you're going to do this experimental work with variola
Geoffrey Smith is head of pathology at Cambridge University and chair of the WHO Advisory Committee for Variola
para typhi B Shigella sp, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, , Enterobacter sp, Pseudomonas aeruginosa), two yeast (Candida albican and S accharomyces cerevisae), two dermatophytes (Trichophyton mentagrophyte and Microsporum gypseum) and seven saprophytes (Aspergillus niger, Penicillium sp, Paccilomyces variola
, Aspergillus flavus, Chrysporium sp, Fusarium oxysporum, Chrysporium sp, Aspergillus terreus, Aspergillus terricola).
The Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA is scheduled to meet on May 1 to discuss new drug application 208627 for tecovirimat, sponsored by SIGA Technologies for the proposed indication of the treatment of smallpox disease caused by variola
virus in adults and pediatric patients.
Improvements in health have bettered the human condition enormously, and Pinker tells us that his favourite sentence in the whole English language comes from Wikipedia: "Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola
major and Variola
minor." The word was is what he likes.
Using an electron microscope, he found what he thought were traces of smallpox, also known as variola
virus, in its remains.