Is there a treatment for smallpox?
There is no proven treatment for smallpox, but research to evaluate new antiviral agents is ongoing. Patients with smallpox can benefit from supportive therapy and antibiotics for any secondary bacterial infections that occur.

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1. What is smallpox?
2. When was the last case of smallpox reported in the United States?
3. What is the incubation period for smallpox?
4. What are the symptoms of smallpox?
5. How is smallpox spread?
6. Is a smallpox vaccine available?
7. Is there a treatment for smallpox?