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1975 Bangladesh. M Strassburg examines rash case

Photo credit: Bruce G Weniger
Source: Bruce G Weniger


Dhaka. Marc Strassburg, WHO field epidemiologist, examining a patient with fever and rash, later ruled out as smallpox. As smallpox cases became fewer, the eradication team began to examine all persons with fever and rash to determine if the case might be early smallpox.