Smallpox Biosafety - Destruction of Smallpox (Variola) Virus Stocks

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Smallpox Biosafety

A simple website with news and documentation on destruction of smallpox (variola) virus stocks.


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19 May 2014

Open Letter: Don't Open the Pandora's Box of Genetic Engineering of Smallpox

28 April 2014

No Excuse Left but Biotech
Will the United States start a smallpox threat creation program?

In May, the World Health Assembly will yet again consider the question of destruction of smallpox virus. In order to politically legitimize keeping smallpox samples, the United States appears to be positioning itself to begin research that will create new threats from this eradicated virus... [click above and read more]

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27 January 2014

WHO Executive Board passes the buck to the World Health Assembly

Update on the Status of WHO Authorized Research Involving Variola Virus
(Jan 2014)