Variola Virus

  • (noun): The virus that causes smallpox in humans; can be used as a bioweapon.
    Synonyms: smallpox virus

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Smallpox Survivors - Cause
... Variola virus (Smallpox) This transmission electron micrograph depicts a number of smallpox virions. 370,000x Virus classification Group Group I Order Unassigned Family Poxviridae Subfamily Chordopoxvirinae Genus Orthopoxvirus Type species Vaccinia virus Species ... Variola is a large brick-shaped virus measuring approximately 302 to 350 nanometers by 244 to 270 nm, with a single linear double stranded DNA genome 186 kilobase pairs (kbp) in size and ...

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