Smallpox

Where did the disease originate

  1. Smallpox is thought to have originated in India or Egypt at least 3,000 years ago. The earliest evidence for the disease comes from the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses V, who died in 1157 B.C. His mummified remains show telltale pockmarks on his skin.

How did it spread

Smallpox spreads from contact with infected persons. Generally, direct and fairly prolonged face-to-face contact is required to spread smallpoxfrom one person to another

What does this say about the country

This shows that their environment is not clean because they have this bad disease going around them.

how can smallpox affect other countries/economic/socially

smallpox can spread around by having contact with other people that have smallpox and if people start to have contact with people that have smallpox that can spread around the world and affect other countries.

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