Time for Thorns

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Smallpox eradicator…

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You probably don’t know who Donald Henderson was,  but you ought to spare a prayer for his passing.   He was  the epidemiologist  who led the decade-long effort to eradicate smallpox worldwide,  quite possibly the most significant public health initiative of the twentieth century.

 

 

 

 

 

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Written by timeforthorns

August 22, 2016 at 10:03 am

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