By Shayna Prince and Alisha Hall
What are the Symptoms and How do you Prevent it?
The symptoms of smallpox are very flu-like. They include high fever, chills, headaches, severe back pain, abdominal pain, and vomiting.
To avoid getting smallpox, you can get the smallpox vaccine if you are exposed to someone who is infected. This vaccine will protect you from 5 to 10 years.
The scabs take 3-4 weeks to develop then separate, and fall off.
Smallpox were believed to have originated over 3,000 years ago, in India or Egypt.
Smallpox is one of the most contagious diseases known to man kind.
There is still no proven treatment for smallpox.
Here is a Small Video to Explain how Smallpox was Spread and Conquered.
How we conquered the deadly smallpox virus - Simona Zompi