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Smallpox vaccination of a West African child

Smallpox vaccination of a West African child

Africa Stock Photos: Smallpox vaccination of a West African child during the West Africa Smallpox Eradication and Measle Control Program.

The child is being vaccinated in both arms using a Hypospray Jet Gun. In 1979, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the global eradication of smallpox, and recommended that all countries cease vaccination.

Keywords: Africa, Africans, Smallpox, smallpox and measles eradication