DISEASE DECLARED ERADICATED IN 1979

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On December 9, 1979, a commission of scientists declared that
smallpox had been eradicated. The disease, which carries around
a 30 percent chance of death for those who contract it, is the only infectious disease afflicting humans that has officially been
eradicated.

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The World Health Organization in 1979.

 

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