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  • Surveillance Team Member Questions a Family about a Potential Smallpox Case, Brazil. Courtesy of the World Health Organization

    Cooperation and global health

    August 4, 2016 by Farren Yero Throughout the last two weeks in the archive, the records I’ve encountered have challenged my understanding of what Cold War international health looked like at […]

  • L0027419 (Left) face of a man suffering from smallpox; (right) vaccin
Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images
(Left) face of a man suffering from smallpox; (right) vaccination against smallpox. Colour process print.
Circa 1940 Published: [ca. 1940]

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    A Suitable Candidate for Global Eradication

    July 25, 2016 by Farren Yero On June 24, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson received a letter from the former director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Fred […]