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Smallpox in Wales: The Forgotten Killer

Documentary. The smallpox outbreak in South Wales in 1962 led to the vaccination of nearly a million people, claimed 19 lives and forced the quarantine of thousands. On the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak, this programme tells the full story of how the deadly virus brought South Wales to a standstill.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 21 Mar 2012 19:30
BBC Two Wales