Tutorial Activity 6 (Small Pox) with answers.

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Caroline Barakat

Smallpox TrueFalse Tutorial Activity 1. In 1978, the last case of a human infected with smallpox may have been spread through the direct contact of an infected lab animal. (False) 2. Smallpox may have been the cause of the Plague of Antonine in the 2 century AD (True) 3. One of the reasons that the eradication of smallpox was possible is that there are no animal reservoirs. (True) 4. Transmission of smallpox can occur if an infected sneezes in the face of an uninfected individual.(True) 5. Smallpox skin lesions most commonly first appear on the face and extremities.(true) 6. The smallpox treatment known as like cures like relied on the notion that since smallpox produces a red rash, victims could be helped by the colour red.(True) 7. The first vaccine for smallpox was created using material from a cowpox pustule from an active case of cowpox smeared onto the unbroken skin of a young boy. (true) 8. For smallpox, transmission by fomites is possible particularly if the strain is virulent.(true) 9. The
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