During his house to house search for possible smallpox cases, this Bangladesh smallpox eradication team volunteer was photographed while he was discussing this viral disease with a mother, and her children, who were just as important as the adult family members in these discussions.It was deemed quite important to discuss the disease with the community children. In fact, the last known occurring case of the illness, i.e., variola major, involving a young girl named Rahima Banu, was reported by an 8 year old girl named Bilkisunnessa.
CDC/ World Health Organization; Stanley O. Foster M.D., M.P.H.
November 26, 2012
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