ID#: 3271
Seated in his hospital bed, this patient was infected with smallpox during an epidemic in Kosovo, Yugoslavia in 1972. Over the course of the epidemic, more than 170 individuals were infected with smallpox. The outbreak began when a traveler returned to his home in Kosovo carrying the deadly virus.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. William Foege
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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