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Joan Thompson, wife of epidemiologist David Thompson, who served in Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Joan relates how it was to adjust to life in Eastern Nigeria, being 8 months pregnant and evacuating during the Biafra War, and life and friends in Liberia. Joan's husband continued with a career in public health and the family later moved to Chad.
Harrar, Linda (Interviewer); NOVA; Writer and Thompson, Joan (Interviewee); CDC; Wife of Epidemiologist, “THOMPSON, JOAN ,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed August 13, 2022, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/3501.