Tents outside of a hospital, Madagascar, 2002

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Title

Tents outside of a hospital, Madagascar, 2002

Description

In July 2002, Madagascar health authorities were alerted to a substantial number of deaths in the village of Sahafata in the rural highlands of the former Fianarantsoa Province. Sahafata, which had a population of 2,160, had experienced 27 deaths attributed to acute respiratory illness. While working on this investigation, members of the international team camped in tents.

Source

CDC Influenza Division, Photograph by Dr. Tim Uyeki

Citation

“Tents outside of a hospital, Madagascar, 2002,” CDC Museum Digital Exhibits, accessed July 19, 2024, http://www.cdcmuseum.org/items/show/964.