NGO Publications on Destruction of Smallpox (Variola) Virus Stocks, 2005-2012


Destruction of Smallpox Virus Stocks @ WHA65 (2012)

Observations on Destruction of Smallpox Virus Stocks at the 65th WHA (21 May 2012)


2011: Report on discussions at the 64th WHA Major Review

Report from Geneva - Article detailing the 64th WHA smallpox debate. (25 May 2011)


Briefs produced for the 2011 Major Review:

#5: Maintaining Clarity about Smallpox Research and an Essential Public Health Purpose

#4: Dealing with the possibility of stalemate

#3: Evidence Demonstrates the Significant Risk of Laboratory Accidents

#2: Alleged Unauthorized Stocks and the Myth that Smallpox Virus is Needed to Respond to Them

#1: Smallpox Stocks do not Belong to the US or Russia


Analysis paper produced for the 2011 Major Review Discussion:

Smallpox Virus Stocks at the 64th WHA: Implementing the Conclusions of the Major Review (2011)



NGO Resources pre-2011


Briefing papers

Update on Smallpox (Variola) Virus Destruction (2010)

Destruction of Smallpox Virus Stocks - An Update for the Sixtieth World Health Assembly (2007)

Update on Destruction of Variola Virus Stocks (2006)

The Genetic Engineering of Smallpox: WHO's Retreat from the Eradication of Smallpox Virus and Why it Should be Stopped (2005)