Executing a killer
Should the remaining two stocks of the smallpox virus be wiped out
permanently from the face of the earth? The question, which brings to fore …
Billions of dollars, 50 years later
Small pox vaccine might have countered HIV
Reprieve for the killer
Smallpox virus stocks to be kept for research until 2002
Is the West a victim of its own past?
India declared polio free; no new case in 3 years
Children in the country will, however, continue to be vaccinated against the disease to maintain immunity
Ethics before profits: What it will take to have global access to COVID-19 vaccine
Experts worry that any COVID-19 vaccine is likely to have a high price tag and, as a result, be unequally distributed
Should smallpox virus specimens be destroyed or retained?
World Health Assembly to take a call on two remaining specimens in upcoming meet even as some scientists urge against their destruction; two …