Destroying Smallpox Stockpiles ‘Is A Terrible Idea’
Forbes: Why We Should Never Completely Destroy Smallpox
Alex Berezow, Forbes contributor
“This month, the World Health Assembly (WHA) will once again debate the future of smallpox virus. … According to an op-ed written in PLoS Pathogens, decision makers are leaning toward destroying the stockpiles and ending research. This is a terrible idea, for at least four reasons…” (5/12).
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