Smallpox

Categories: Health & Hygiene

Smallpox

 

A transmission electron micrograph of smallpox viruses using a negative stain technique.

Smallpox is a serious, highly contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease. There is no specific treatment for smallpox disease, and the only prevention is vaccination.

Source: CDC

Link to hi-res version:
http://phil.cdc.gov/phil_images/20021108/4/PHIL_2294.tif

 

Smallpox:  Created on September 9th, 2007.  Last Modified on November 4th, 2009

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