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Transcript of Smallpox Timeline
and Sergei Edwards 4000 B.C. Smallpox originates in China
and in India. 910 A.D. Clinical profile of Smallpox
first described by Rhazes. 1096 A.D. Crusaders bring Smallpox
to Europe 1400-1800 A.D. Over 500,000 smallpox
related deaths occur in Europe 1520 A.D. Cortez and his men bring Smallpox
to the Aztec Empire 1763 A.D. Smallpox is used as a
bioweapon against natives. 1796 A.D. Vaccine is Introduced
by Dr. Edward Jenner 1806 A.D. Thomas Jefferson, who once suffered
with Smallpox, was vaccinated. Thomas Jefferson, who once had the
disease, was vaccinated. 1813 A.D. U.S. Vaccine Agency is established. 1855 A.D. Mandatory Vaccination in
the United Kingdom. 1863 A.D. President Lincoln contracts
Smallpox 1893 A.D. Low vaccination rates lead
to a Smallpox outbreak in Indiana. 1922 A.D. Schools are required to only
allow students that had been
vaccinated to attend. 1949 A.D. The Last cases of Smallpox
occur in the U.S. 1980 A.D. Smallpox is declared eradicated. 2002 A.D. Threats of Smallpox being used as a bio weapon
caused the U.S. military to vaccinate all members that
had not received the vaccine yet. Today: 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta and the State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology, Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Region, Russia are the only two places in the world that Smallpox is contained in today.