ID#: 10422
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This 1962 photograph depicted the face 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. Photographed on day-6, these variable-sized lesions were classified as vaccinial-modified variola major. See PHIL 10420 for a view of this patient's left arm at the point at which the vaccination was administered, and PHIL 10421 for a view of her right arm, whereupon, some lesions had developed along some scratch marks. This was what was termed a scanty eruption.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. R. Robinson
Creation Date: 1962
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.