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What began in 1967 and eventually conquered smallpox?

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What began in 1967 and eventually conquered smallpox?

Smallpox:

Smallpox is a contagious virus that often leaves victims with pockmarks or scars from the pustular eruptions caused by the disease. The World Health Assembly declared that smallpox had been eradicated on May 8, 1980.

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