Smallpox. Chickenpox is less deadly comparing to small pox. Smallpox is deadly severe comparing to chicken pox.
Besides, are chicken pox and smallpox the same?
Chickenpox is usually mild.It usually lasts about 5 to 7 days. Smallpox was very different. It was also caused by a virus (variola). It caused a rash, blisters, and fever, just like chickenpox.
Also, what does smallpox look like?
Lesions first appear in the throat or mouth, then on the face, or on the upper arms. Lesions sit on the skin surface and look like small blisters. Lesions become firm, dome-shaped, and deep in the skin. Rash rarely develops on palms and soles.
What can be mistaken for chickenpox?
Beware: there are other diseases that can mimic varicella-zoster virus infection:
- Vesiculopapular diseases that mimic chickenpox include disseminated herpes simplex virus infection, and enterovirus disease.
- Dermatomal vesicular disease can be caused by herpes simplex virus and can be recurrent.
Does bleach kill smallpox?
Disinfectants such as bleach can be used for cleaning contaminated surfaces. If used in biowarfare, smallpox virus could be dispersed in the air and potential victims in the area of the release would breathe in the virus, or infected persons could be sent into a crowded area to attempt to spread the disease to others.