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The most common pathogens not properly inactivated were Bacillus anthracis and Francisella tularensis.
Besides leading smallpox eradication, Henderson is also known for his role in shaping public health education and for instilling passion for solving infectious disease problems.
The group voted unanimously on policy regarding avian flu and other viruses.
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