About the disease.
Smallpox is a serious disease that is contagious and sometimes fatal. Smallpox is an infectious disease There is not a specific cure for it. The only thing you can do to prevent this is to get the vaccination. One type is of small pox is variola which is the most common type of smallpox. With the smallpox you have a rash and a high fever. Smallpox is a pathogen. Smallpox is transmitted from direct contact or coming into contact with an object that has the virus on it. Symptoms include rash, high fever.