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This historic photograph, captured in an unknown location, depicted a child who was seated in her bed, exhibiting the full-body, maculopapular rash due to the smallpox, variola major virus. In 1980, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the global eradication of smallpox, and recommended that all countries cease vaccination.
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