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At the time, this 1976 map revealed the reduced distribution of smallpox, and the countries in which it was still endemic. The world's last reported case of endemic smallpox occurred in Somalia in October 1977. Subsequently, in December 1979, the WHO's Global Commission for the Certification of Smallpox Eradication certified that the world was smallpox-free.
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Creation Date: 1976
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