Shahabuddin, a Bangladesh resident, was one of the best Smallpox Surveillance Team leaders involved in the smallpox eradication efforts. He was shown here presenting the 'smallpox card', which depicted an example of the disease, described the reward associated with ones discovery of a smallpox case, and asked if one knew of any such cases. During these country wide searches for smallpox, each one of the 12 million homes had to be visited, in order to show residents the smallpox case photograph, as well as to announce the money reward for anyone reporting a case, and to ask if they had seen or knew of any cases resembling the one pictured.
CDC/ World Health Organization; Stanley O. Foster M.D., M.P.H.
December 4, 2012
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