December 29, 2009

Still Battling Small Pox

Small pox has been eradicated since a long time with the help of vaccines — one of the major triumphs of medical science ever.

But scientists continue to do research on a few samples kept in highly secure locations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This is not an idle quest. When we have better understanding of how the small pox virus causes such havoc, we will be ready to face other similar viral foes in the future.

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