J. Michael Lane cause of death – Dr J. Michael Lane dead : obituary – tributes
- Date of death: October 20, 2020
- Age: 84-year-old
- Cause of death: colon cancer
How did J. Michael Lane die? Cause of death
J. Michael Lane, a General in the Rout of Smallpox, Dies at 84
At the C.D.C., he waged a 13-year campaign to vanquish a deadly infectious disease that had ravaged the world for centuries. Victory came in 1977.
J. Michael Lane, a globe-trotting epidemiologist who waged a 13-year war against the scourge of smallpox and led the final drive for its global eradication in 1977, when the last known vestige of the disease was snuffed out in East Africa, died on Wednesday at his home in Atlanta. He was 84.
His wife, Lila Elizabeth Summer, said the cause was colon cancer.
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