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This 1977 image depicts an African-American mother and young daughter in a what was a well-baby clinic that was located in Dekalb County, Georgia. In this particular view, the young child was in the process of receiving an oral polio vaccine consisting of a sugar cube, to which the polio vaccine had been added. Well-baby clinics are public health, tax-supported medical facilities, which aid in childhood, as well as family health-related matters, usually at a reduced cost to visitors. They are most well known, for providing immunizations for childhood diseases including diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type-b, hepatitis-B, measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Meredith Hickson
Creation Date: 1977
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