How Many People Have Died From Smallpox?

Smallpox is a virulent disease that kills a third of those it infects, it has been know to infect human beings for thousands of years. An estimated 300 million people have died from smallpox in the 20th century alone. The earliest evidence of the disease is the rash on the mummified body of Pharaoh Ramses V of Egypt. You can find more information here: .
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