Kōrero: Child and youth health



These children, photographed around the beginning of the 20th century, have smallpox. These images were published in the official report of the Department of Public Health in 1902 to illustrate the benefits of vaccination – the child at the top was immunised against smallpox and the other child was not.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1902, H-31

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Infectious diseases and immunisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30318/smallpox (accessed 7 June 2023)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018