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  • noun Any of the genus Orthopoxvirus of poxviruses, including smallpox and many species isolated from mammals.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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  • Nevertheless, as is intimated by the timeline in Table 1, which summarizes the history of smallpox and the orthopoxvirus that caused the disease

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  • Nevertheless, as is intimated by the timeline in Table 1, which summarizes the history of smallpox and the orthopoxvirus that caused the disease

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  • Commenting on the contract, SIGA's Chief Executive Officer Eric Rose stated, "This new contract will broaden the use and utility of ST-246 as an orthopoxvirus (e.g., smallpox) countermeasure.

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