ID#: 3247
This 1969 image depicts the effects of an accidental vaccinial inoculation of a 2-year-old boy’s left eye. In this particular instance, this boy’s mother had been vaccinated 12-days before his ocular vaccinia became apparent. This patient was hospitalized for 9 days, and treated with vaccinia immune globulin (VIG). The photograph was captured 6-days after the onset of this lesion. See PHIL 3246, 3248, 14257, and 14258, for sequential views depicting the progressive healing of this accidental ocular vaccinial inoculation.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Arthur E. Kaye
Creation Date: 1969
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.