What Did I Learn

While working on my epidemic smallpox, I learned that it was a very serious illness caused by the virus variola. I learned that people sometimes relate smallpox to chickenpox, but there not related. Chickenpox is a milder disease caused by a different virus. There are currently no cases of smallpox in the U.S. The last case in the U.S. was in the year 1949 and the last case in the world was in 1977. I also learned that Smallpox is contagious and it spreads through saliva of and infected person when they cough, talk or sneeze.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: