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The Coronavirus Will Be Around for Years

The stories of smallpox and polio foreshadow how long this effort will take.

Who here remembers smallpox? Smallpox was a disease caused by two viruses and there’s evidence that people suffered from smallpox as far back as 3 B.C. An English physician created the modern smallpox vaccine in 1796, but it wasn’t until 1967 that there was a concerted…

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Mexican American. Chicagoan. Generation X. Relishes questions of human behavior. Nobody’s mother and nobody’s wife. Blog: https://www.reginachicana.com.

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Mexican American. Chicagoan. Generation X. Relishes questions of human behavior. Nobody’s mother and nobody’s wife. Blog: https://www.reginachicana.com.

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