The Global Health Chronicles, a collaboration between the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Emory University, is a collection of materials on public health efforts to prevent, control and eradicate global disease. Search the database to access rarely-seen materials.

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CDC and the Smallpox Crusade


Details the events that led to CDC's (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) involvement in smallpox eradication, the excitement and formidable…

Preparing vaccines

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Peace Corps smallpox vaccination team member Sharon Fee, preparing vaccines after spending the night outside in a rural area.
Balkh Province,…

Smallpox vaccination team in Afghanistan

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Five Peace Corps volunteers leaving Kandahar, Afghanistan on their way to vaccinate people in remote villages.

From left to right: Maggie Eccles,…