ID#: 7407
This 1975 photograph depicted a seated man, as he was distributing rice to local Bangladeshi townsfolk during a time of famine. Though captured in the 1970s, Bangladesh was, and still is one of the poorest countries in the world. This image was part of a series provided by former Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, Stanley O. Foster, MD, MPH, and captured by Pierre Claquin, MD, BAC, who at the time was a member of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Smallpox Eradication Program. The photographic montage entitled, “The Story of One Smallpox Jeep”, which depicted the travails faced by the Jeep, and its occupants of public health practitioners, as they road through the Bangladesh countryside in an attempt to eradicate smallpox from the country.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ World Health Organization; Stanley O. Foster M.D., M.P.H.
Creation Date: 1975
Photo Credit: Pierre Claquin, M.D., B.A.C.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.