History of smallpox

History of smallpox - -Louis XV (died)- France, King...

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History of smallpox- Europe -By the early 1600’s, smallpox was present in most of Europe -Macaulay 1914 History of England “The smallpox was always present, filling the churchyard with corpses, tormenting with constant fears of whom it had not yet stricken, leaving on those whose lives it spared the hideous traces of its power, turning the babe into a changeling at which the mother shuddered, and making the eyes and cheeks of the betrothed maidens objects of horror to the lover.”
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Unformatted text preview: -Louis XV (died)- France, King Charles II, Queen Elizabeth I- England-1838 3817 recorded deaths in London, many children-Reduction of smallpox did not occur until the vaccination came about-Epidemic of 1900-1905 was the last significant outbreak of smallpox in Britain-After WWI, disease was mainly imported from the Indian Subcontinent...
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