Wednesday 3 March 2021

How People Have Been Inoculated Through the Ages (Photos)

QREPORTS – Throughout history, humans have developed and rolled out vaccines against deadly diseases, from influenza to polio.

COVID-19 has killed more than 1.7 million people in 220 countries around the world, according to the World Health Organization, but vaccines are offering hope.

Gallery to see how they have developed throughout history.

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The Windmill Girls, showgirls from the Windmill Theatre in London, are vaccinated against influenza on 12 September 1963. AFP 2020 / Central Press

Nurse Marie Josette Francou vaccinates people against cholera in Mong Duc, Indochina on 10 October, 1953. AFP 2020 / Intercontinentale

In this photo from 14 April, 1947, a long line snakes its way toward the entrance of Morrisania Hospital in New York’s Bronx, where doctors inoculate locals against smallpox. AP Photo

A flu vaccination in a factory in Leningrad, USSR, in 1977. Sputnik / V. Baranovskiy

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Taken on 16 August, 1957, this photo shows Dr. Joseph Ballinger giving Marjorie Hill, a nurse at Montefiore Hospital in New York, the first Asian flu vaccine shot administered in the city. AP Photo

People queue on 1 September 1961 to be vaccinated against cholera in front of a medical centre in Hong Kong.

Michelle Krebs, 18, reacts as she is vaccinated by school nurse Jill Kuhns, Friday, 8 June, 2001 a Salem High School in Salem, Ohio. Medical personnel planned to give free vaccination shots to 5, 800 students and staff from six area high schools as a precaution after a bacterial meningitis outbreak that killed two teens and made another child sick. AP Photo / Tony Dejak

Elvis Presley receives a Salk polio vaccine shot from Dr. Harold Fuerst on 28 October, 1956, in New York City. AP Photo

Coggie Pearce, left, and his sister, Debbie, 4, rub their behinds after receiving inoculations of gamma globulin in mass testing of the preventative polio vaccine, 2 July, 1952. AP Photo

A U.S. Navy hospital corpsman, member of a USAID military health team, inoculates a flood refugee against cholera at the refugee centre on Nui Sam mountain, Chau Doc province., 1966. Photo : Public domain / U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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