UN agencies commemorate 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication with a stamp

News:The World Health Organisation(WHO) and the UN’’s postal agency have released a commemorative postage stamp on the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox. Facts: Smallpox is an acute contagious disease caused by the variola virus, a member of the orthopoxvirus family.  The last known natural case was in Somalia in 1977.It was declared eradicated… Continue reading UN agencies commemorate 40th anniversary of smallpox eradication with a stamp