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1976 Ethiopia. Site of the last case

Photo credit: WHO
Source: WHO 1988, Smallpox and Its Eradication


The nomad village of Dimo in southern Bale Province, site of the last case of smallpox in Ethiopia on 9 Aug 1976. Fighting between Ethiopian and guerilla forces meant teams could not enter this area of Bale until mid-July.