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At the time, this 1977 map revealed the reduced distribution of smallpox, and the country of Somalia, in which it was still endemic. The world's last reported case of endemic smallpox occurred in Somalia in October, 1977. In 1980, the WHO declared the global eradication of smallpox due to a worldwide vaccination campaign. The WHO then recommended that all countries cease vaccination.
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Creation Date:1977
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