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Old 3rd Mar 2019, 12:15
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racedo
 
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Originally Posted by double_barrel View Post
There is only 1 other infectious disease that has been declared eradicated, I wonder if anyone here can name it?. In both cases there remains a small risk of re appearance from old and undocumented material. There has been a big global effort to identify any stored material potentially infected, but there remains a tiny risk.
KNOWN infectious disease is a better way of putting it and woud use dormant rather than eradicated.

It is quite likely there exists others that are dormant but under right conditions will re-emerge.
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