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Description:This 1962 image depicts what was the exterior of the Southwest Rabies Investigation Station (SWRIS), Las Cruces, New Mexico.
After the 1953 discovery of bat rabies in the United States, Dr. Denny G. Constantine, who at the time worked for the Communicable Disease Center, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Atlanta, Georgia, established the Southwest Rabies Investigations Station in New Mexico for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and developed its program to investigate the problem and control bat rabies. Now retired, he continues research in the field. Dr. Constantine served as Chief of the CDC Southwest Rabies Investigation Station from 1958 to 1964.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Lt. W. Ricther
Creation Date:1962
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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