ID#: 16056
Captured in an unidentified location in 1972, this young patient had been infected with the smallpox virus, revealing the characteristic maculopapular rash that had spread over the skin of the neck and upper back. The image, taken on the 5th day of this patient’s illness, highlighted the morphology of the pox lesions.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Paul B. Dean
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.