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At the time, this 1955 map revealed the distribution of the smallpox virus, 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 World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Commission for the Certification of Smallpox Eradication certified that the world was smallpox-free.
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Creation Date:1955
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