This photograph, provided by former E.I.S. officer, Stanley O. Foster M.D., M.P.H., was one of a series entitled 'The Story of One Smallpox Jeep', which depicted the travails faced by the jeep, and its occupants of public health practitioners, as they road through the Bangladesh countryside in an attempt to eradicate smallpox from the country. The image, which showed how difficult the terrain was to negotiate, as this jeep needed to be manually pushed up hill through a muddy road of rural village, was photographed by Pierre Claquin, M.D., B.A.C., who at the time was a member of the World Health Organization's Smallpox Eradication Program.
CDC/ World Health Organization; Stanley O. Foster M.D., M.P.H.
November 2, 2012
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