Now the disease is eradicated.
Not until 6 years ago was smallpox eradicated from the world.
But the decay was too deeprooted to be eradicated by such means, and we shall see that at a late period in Sparta's history an attempt was made without success to deal with the evil by much more drastic measures.
So if its person-to-person transmission can be interrupted, it truly can be eradicated from the planet.
Hog cholera or swine fever has been almost eradicated.