home > infectious disease center > infectious disease a-z list > smallpox q and a article smallermediumlarger 1 2 3 4 5 Next Smallpox Q & A Fat-Fighting Foods Slideshow Take the Human Body Quiz Causes of Fatigue Slideshow Pictures What should I know about smallpox? Are we expecting a smallpox attack? Is there an immediate smallpox threat? If I am concerned about a smallpox attack, can I go to my doctor and request the smallpox vaccine? Are there plans to manufacture more vaccine in case of a bioterrorism attack using smallpox? If someone comes in contact with smallpox, how long does it take to show symptoms? Is smallpox fatal? How is smallpox spread? If someone is exposed to smallpox, is it too late to get a vaccination? If people got the vaccination in the past when it was used routinely, will they be immune? How many people have not had the vaccination? Is it possible for people to get smallpox from the vaccination? How safe is the smallpox vaccine, and are there any individuals who should NOT receive the vaccine? Is there any treatment for smallpox? Is there a test to indicate if smallpox is in the environment like there is for anthrax? If smallpox is discovered or released in a building, or if a person develops symptoms in a building, how can that area be decontaminated? What should people do if they suspect a patient has smallpox or suspect that smallpox has been released in their area? How can we stop the spread of smallpox after someone comes down with it? 1 2 3 4 5 Next STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! From Healthy Resources Are You Ready for Back Surgery? Are Your Protecting Your Vision? Complementary Treatments for Cancer Featured Centers Feeling Short of Breath? What Radiation Can Do For Cancer Top 3 Anaphylaxis Triggers Health Solutions From Our Sponsors Fight Metastatic Breast Cancer Knee Treatment Plan Exclusives What Does Psoriasis Look Like? How to Prevent Muscle Cramps Blood Clot? Know the Signs and Symptoms Allergy Triggers: Do You Know Yours?