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'All clear' - end of smallpox outbreak - 21 May 1962

Fifty years ago today, the South Wales Echo carried the front page news that the third and final phase of the Welsh smallpox outbreak was over. 150 more words

Doctor dies of smallpox - 6 March 1962

Fifty years ago today, the medical community in Wales was shocked by the news that a consultant at East Glamorgan Hospital had died of smallpox.  Robert Hodkinson was the third victim of the 1962 outbreak, which killed 19 in total. 132 more words

The doctor who diagnosed the first smallpox case in Wales in 1962

Harry White has contacted the Smallpox1962 site with fascinating memories of his father’s role in the outbreak.

‘My Father, Dr John White, was the “local GP” who suspected that Shuka Mia had smallpox. 166 more words

Woman who nursed first smallpox victim

Glenys Taylor of Tredegar contacted the Smallpox1962 site to say that she nursed Shuka Mia, the man who brought smallpox to Wales, on the night he was transferred to Lansdowne Hospital in Cardiff. 43 more words