ID#: 12319
Depicted in this 1975 image, were members of the smallpox eradication team on a 3-day field training program, as they were in the process of conducting a search for smallpox in the Sylet District of northeastern Bangladesh. At this point in their journey, the team was crossing rice paddies, by using man-made earthen bridges.

PHIL images 1191, 3258, 5664, and 12290 through 12367, were supplied by Dr. Michael Schwartz, and capture the epidemiologic-related activities undertaken by healthcare providers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and local Bangladeshi healthcare workers, during their successful attempt to eradicate smallpox.

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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Michael Schwartz
Creation Date: 1975
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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