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This short video, shown as a #throwback social media content to drum up the World Immunization Week 2019 celebration, describes the success of vaccination in the global eradication of smallpox. It features a piece of public health history in the Philippines, when the smallpox vaccines first arrived in the country during the Spanish colonial period. Through a global vaccination programme, smallpox was officially declared as eradicated in 1979.