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Cowpox

Cowpox

a mild, eruptive skin disease of milk cows caused by cowpox virus, with lesions occurring principally on the udder and teats. Human infection may occur while milking an infected animal.


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... bring only disadvantages, NO ADVANTAGES Don't forget that some viruses do not negatively affect us, but they give us immunity to other pathogens. Cowpox virus can be injected into a human and make him or her immune to smallpox. Also, with the fact that viruses inject genetic material into cells, ...

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by biostudent84
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