Ali Maow Maalin
- Ali Maow Maalin
Ali Maow Maalin, a cook in Merca, Somalia, who worked in a hospital but never been vaccinated himself, contracted the last case of naturally occurring smallpox (variola minor). He made a full recovery. He became an advocate for polio vaccination and worked as a vaccinator in Somalia. He died July 22, 2013, at age 59 of malaria.
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