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This historic image was captured during the 1968, 25 Millionth Smallpox Vaccination Ceremony, in Accra Ghana. In the center was former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr. David Sencer. At this ceremony, Rebecca Ansah Asamoah was designated the world’s 25-millionth smallpox vaccinee, and presented honors to the scientific community responsible for this achievement. In 1977, the last case of naturally-contracted smallpox was recorded in Somalia.
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Creation Date:1968
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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Investigative Techniques
Immunologic Techniques
Immunization
Therapeutics
Biological Therapy
Immunotherapy
Immunization
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Social Sciences
Government
Federal Government
Government Agencies
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
United States Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Biological Sciences
Environment and Public Health
Public Health
Public Health Practice
Communicable Disease Control
Immunization
Primary Prevention
Immunization
Chemicals and Drugs
Immunologic and Biological Factors
Biological Products
Vaccines
Viral Vaccines
Smallpox Vaccine
Diseases
Virus Diseases
DNA Virus Infections
Poxviridae Infections
Vaccinia
Geographic Locations
Geographic Locations
Africa
Africa South of the Sahara
Africa, Western
Ghana
Health Care
Health Care Economics and Organizations
Organizations
Government Agencies
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
United States Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Health Personnel
Physicians
Health Services
Preventive Health Services
Primary Prevention
Immunization
Organisms
Viruses
DNA Viruses
Poxviridae
Chordopoxvirinae
Orthopoxvirus
Vaccinia virus
Variola virus
Vertebrate Viruses
DNA Viruses
Poxviridae
Chordopoxvirinae
Orthopoxvirus
Vaccinia virus
Variola virus
Persons
Persons
Occupational Groups
Health Personnel
Physicians
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