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David Adcock, served with the Smallpox Eradication Program in Bihar, India from August 1974 - January 1975 as a Management Officer. David describes his responsibilities to get doctors and investigators into the country, arranging their transportation, housing, and monthly meetings in Putna, doing payroll for Indian staff, and witnessing the death of a woman from severe smallpox. He reflects on the importance of the smallpox effort and the practice of immunization. "It wasn't the job. It was the mission."
Sencer, David (Interviewer) and Adcock, David (Interviewee), “ADCOCK, DAVID ,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed January 21, 2021, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/3514.