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In Ivory Coast, the hanged bird was a macabre warning to travellers: " We have smallpox in this village- stay away". [of the presence of smallpox]
World Health Organization
The carcass of a bird hanging from a pole. Verso: WHO/12804. AFRO. Smallpox. SM 5-1980.
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World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20151216
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