Smallpox 1925 Graph
- Graph of cases and deaths from smallpox, Milwaukee, 1925
This graph shows the cases and deaths from smallpox in a 1925 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, epidemic. The American Journal of Public Health reported in 1926 that this particular epidemic resulted in 386 cases, of whom 87 people died (about 23%). Of the 386 cases, 327 had never been vaccinated, 46 had been vaccinated 10 or more years previously, 11 had been vaccinated more than 5 and less than 10 years previously, 2 had an uncertain vaccination history, and none had been vaccinated within the previous 5 years.
- Courtesy Bennett Lorber, MD
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