smallpox vaccine program and world events will raise questions

The upcoming smallpox vaccine program and world events will raise questions about smallpox for you to answer.

Incubation time after exposure is about 2 weeks. First symptoms are flu-like and severe. Patients become contagious 2 to 4 days later when they get mouth sores and a rash on the face and body.

Speed of spreading in the worst case scenario could be 3000 initial cases growing to 30,000 within 2 weeks...to 3,000,000 within 2 months. But probably FAR fewer.

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