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File:Fighting smallpox in Niger, 1969.jpg

English: Photograph made during Smallpox Eradication and Measles Control Program in Niger, W. Africa, February, 1969. In 1979, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the global eradication of smallpox, and recommended that all countries cease vaccination.
Deutsch: Impfung gegen Pocken (Niger, 1969).
Date 1969
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