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Definition/Scope: An acute contagious febrile disease that is caused by a poxvirus (genus Orthopoxvirus), is characterized by a skin eruption with pustules, sloughing, and scar formation and is believed to have been eradicated globally by widespread vaccination.

Broader Terms:

zymotic diseases

Related Terms:

smallpox vaccine

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