ID#: 10421
This 1962 photograph depicted the right arm of a 38-year-old female smallpox patient in Cardiff, Wales during an epidemic. This woman had been vaccinated 3-days after she’d been exposed to the virus. These lesions were classified as vaccinial-modified variola major, and consisted of abortive vesicles, which manifested along scratch marks. See PHIL 10420 for a view of this patient's left arm at the point at which the vaccination was administered.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. R. Robinson
Creation Date: 1962
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.