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1970 Press Photo Sign at quarantine station in Eversberg,Germany

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New case of Smallpox in West-Germany: In the inland and abroad the preventive measurings against the smallpox have been aggrevated after the cases of illness and death in the German districts East - and Westphal. The number of people who fell ill of smallpox has increased to 14. Extensive vaccinations have been accomplished by the Public Health Officials. About 25 000 persons have been vaccinated. Some European countries requirs a protection by vaccination form all travellers coming form Germany. Till now this illness caused two death-victims. The smallpox have been brought in from Pakistan by a German special worker. Photo shows a wire=fence and a clothing-shield regulate the entry to the quarantine=station in Eversberg near Meschede (text on the shield: smallpox - off limit)

Photo measures 6 x 8.25 inches.

Photo is dated 02-02-1970.

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