What is another word for Variola Minor?

14 synonyms found


[ vˌe͡əɹɪˈə͡ʊlə mˈa͡ɪnə], [ vˌe‍əɹɪˈə‍ʊlə mˈa‍ɪnə], [ v_ˌeə_ɹ_ɪ__ˈəʊ_l_ə m_ˈaɪ_n_ə]

Synonyms for Variola minor:

How to use "Variola minor" in context?

Variola Minor is the less serious form of smallpox. About 1 in 250 people in the US experience it, and it is usually benign. It is characterized by a fever, sore throat, headache, and a skin rash. There is usually no long term health consequences from variola minor. However, it is more dangerous than variola major, and can lead to death in 1 in 5 cases.

Variola is caused by the variola virus, a member of the human enterovirus family. Symptoms usually start with a fever, followed by a rash that starts on the skin and spreads rapidly.

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