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Abstract

The last known case of epidemic smallpox was in Somalia in October, 1977. Since then, two laboratory-associated cases occurred in 1978. Therefore, this chapter is written for historical interest—an unusual chapter for a current text.

Keywords

Herpes Zoster Multinucleated Giant Cell Intranuclear Inclusion Virus Group Herpes Zoster Infection 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

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  • Marvin S. Amstey

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