Man catches smallpox-like virus through sex with someone who had been vaccinated against the disease

Man catches smallpox-like virus through sex with someone who had been vaccinated against the disease U.S military are vaccinated against smallpox before they are deployed abroadCan pass on related form of the disease via close contact if injection site is left uncovered Virus causes rash and fever and can be deadly to those with compromised immune systems By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:13 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:41 GMT, 1 March 2013 A man has become infected by a smallpox-like virus after coming into close contact with someone who had been recently vaccinated against the deadly disease.

HIV epidemic driven by colonialism in Africa a century ago

Did colonialism spread HIV through Africa Book links colonialism to spread of HIV'Colonial commerce created massive new networks of sexual interactions,' say authors The HIV epidemic was driven by the colonisation of Africa a century ago, a new book claims.