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Reginald Arthur Shooter CBE FRCS FRCPath (4 April 1916 – 24 December 2013[1]) was a British microbiologist.[2] He led the enquiry into the last death of smallpox, that of Janet Parker[3] and was appointed a CBE in the 1980 Birthday Honours. He retired in 1981.[4]

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  1. ^ R.A Shooter Obituary
  2. ^ ‘SHOOTER, Prof. Reginald Arthur’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2012; online edn, November 2012; accessed 24 February 2013
  3. ^ Report of the investigation into the cause of the 1978 Birmingham smallpox occurrence
  4. ^ "Reginald A. Shooter Retires". Infection. 10 (3): 184. 1982. doi:10.1007/BF01640773.