Analysis of the Complete Genome of Smallpox Variola Major Virus Strain Bangladesh-1975
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Frozen mummies and envelopes of scabs could contain remnants of one of history's most prolific killers. ..

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The WHO is debating whether to destroy the last smallpox samples,we have the sequence though. Synthesise in a moment. http://t.co/JslUfAUznM

@Vilya_SCW @profvrr Please find attached the recipe to make as much smallpox as you wish: http://t.co/qyeUDRNCYt.

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