Smallpox Information for Healthcare Providers
of Smallpox (Powerpoint: 6.5MB/38 slides) (PDF:
Slide show giving the history of smallpox and descriptions of the various ways the disease presents, including many graphic pictures of people with smallpox.
as a Bioterrorist Agent (Powerpoint: 3.2MB/37 slides) (PDF:
Slide show depicting smallpox rash progression, differences between smallpox and chickenpox, and strategies for responding to bioterrorist attacks with smallpox.
Smallpox must be reported to MDH immediately 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Smallpox Overview for Clinicians
Core smallpox materials for health care providers, plus links to all CDC pages on smallpox. Attention: Non-MDH link
Smallpox Resources for Health Officials
Materials on smallpox planning for state and local health departments. Attention: Non-MDH link
Evaluating Patients for Smallpox
CDC poster showing information on evaluation protocol, risk evaluation, comparison of chickenpox (varicella) and smallpox, and comparison of common rash conditions. Attention: Non-MDH link
The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) lists all the latest news on smallpox. Attention: Non-MDH link