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The Vaccination

Leopoldo Méndez (Mexican, 1902–1969)
Throughout his career, Méndez was an avid supporter of state-funded projects intended to benefit native Mexicans. In 1935, when the government expanded public health facilities into rural areas and launched education programs about malaria, Méndez made this print as a way to demystify the immunization procedure for those who were unable to read the treatment literature.

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