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Russian Lab Explosion Raises Question: Should Smallpox Virus Be Kept Or Destroyed?

External Link - Source: National Public Radio

An explosion this week in a Russian lab, one of only two labs in the world known to store live samples of the variola virus, which causes smallpox, has raised anew questions that have been asked since the disease was eradicated in 1980.

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