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Viewpoint: Someone created a synthetic cousin of smallpox: Where are the alarm bells?

In 2017, the virologist David Evans made headlines when he used synthetic biology to recreate the extinct horsepox virus, which ...

Are we on the brink of another smallpox outbreak?

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[Editor's note: Gregory Koblentz is a professor and director of the Biodefense Graduate Program at the Schar School of Policy and ...
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