Picturing health: 35 years of photojournalism at WHO

PHOTO FEATURE ON ZOONOSES

Foot-and-mouth disease, scourge of the plains: Argentina, 1968
Spraying of disinfectant on cows in Argentina
WHO/Peter Larsen

In 1968, Peter Larsen travelled to South America to cover efforts to contain the foot-and-mouth disease. His photographs, which depicted vaccination and disinfection programmes for cattle in Argentina, were published in World Health that year.

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