SMALLPOX LAST CASE

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Date

1977

Description

Ali Maow Maalin, a Somali hospital cook and health worker from Merca who is the last person known to be infected with naturally occurring Variola minor smallpox in the world.

Citation

“SMALLPOX LAST CASE,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed November 24, 2020, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/3349.