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Frank John Fenner (21 December 1914 – 22 November 2010) was an Australian scientist with a distinguished career in the field of virology. His two greatest achievements are cited as overseeing the eradication of smallpox,Frank F. Fenner, Donald A. Henderson, Isao Arita, Zdeněk Ježek, Ivan D. Ladnyi Smallpox and its Eradication World Health Organization Geneva, 1988 and the attempted control of Australia's rabbit plague through the introduction of Myxoma virus.

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