This image was created during an investigation into an outbreak of monkeypox, which took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 1996 to 1997, formerly Zaire. This particular view depicted a large group of children, as they were gathering for a picture in the village of Ekanga, located within the Katako-Kombe Health Zone, of the DRC.
CDC/ Brian W.J. Mahy, BSc, MA, PhD, ScD, DSc
December 3, 2012
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