This 1975 photograph depicted a local smallpox eradication team volunteer discussing the contents of the 'smallpox card' to an elderly grandmother, who had been looking after her grandchildren, outside one of the poorer residences. This image was archetypal in nature, for it showed what proved to be a common sight, exemplifying the state of the human condition in Bangladesh.
CDC/ World Health Organization; Stanley O. Foster M.D., M.P.H.
December 4, 2012
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