Definition of 'smallpox'
Example sentences containing 'smallpox'
Christianity Today (2000)
The new smallpox vaccine can be given to children and the elderly and is crucial to the fortunes of both firms.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2010) PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They promoted vaccination for smallpox, or lightning conductors on their village's tallest structure.Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005) An Introduction to Community Health (1995)
Both companies have been competing to sell smallpox vaccines to the US Government.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
English settlers for control of coastal lands suffered terribly, sometimes from war, but more often from the spread of contagious diseases such as smallpox.America Past and Present (1995)
Much followed in the next couple of decades, such as the smallpox vaccine, the beginnings of modern chemistry and the origin of safe surgery through anaesthesia.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of smallpox from the Collins English Dictionary
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