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This November 1975 photograph, depicted the daytime activities on Main Street in Patuakhali Town, Bangladesh. About to cross the street, were two men, one holding a briefcase named Arun Gomes, who was a Smallpox Eradication Team interpreter, and wearing his peach-colored shirt, team member, Dr. Mohammed Nurul Islam Sarker.

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