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"This Most Dreadful Pest of Humanity" [electronic resource]: Yellow Fever and the Reed Commission, 1898-1901

by Joby Topper
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Language
English
Summary
In 1900, Walter Reed, James Carroll, Aristides Agramonte, and Jesse Lazear proved that the Aedes aegypti mosquito was the vector for the yellow fever virus. The team conducted its research while part of the American occupation force in Cuba following the Spanish-American War. This exhibit is an examination of their discovery within its political and social context.
Description
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Title from title screen; description based on the screen of February 10, 2000.
  • Former title: The United States Army Yellow Fever Commission and the Spanish-American War: Science and Politics in Latin America, 1898-1904
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Credits
Text and web design by Joby Topper.
Other Forms
Print version/exhibit available.
See also original documents entitled the Philip S. Hench Walter Reed/Yellow Fever Collection at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library.
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    a| In 1900, Walter Reed, James Carroll, Aristides Agramonte, and Jesse Lazear proved that the Aedes aegypti mosquito was the vector for the yellow fever virus. The team conducted its research while part of the American occupation force in Cuba following the Spanish-American War. This exhibit is an examination of their discovery within its political and social context.
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    a| See also original documents entitled the Philip S. Hench Walter Reed/Yellow Fever Collection at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library.
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    a| Mode of access: Internet.
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    a| Exhibited February 25, 1997 - April 28, 1997 in The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library.
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    a| Agramonte, A. q| (Aristides), d| 1869-1931.
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    a| Carroll, James, d| 1854-1907.
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    a| Carter, Henry Rose, d| 1852-1925.
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    a| Finlay, Carlos J. q| (Carlos Juan), d| 1833-1915
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    a| Gorgas, William Crawford, d| 1854-1920.
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    a| Kean, Jefferson Randolph, d| 1860-1950.
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    a| Lazear, Jesse William, d| 1866-1900.
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    a| Reed, Walter, d| 1851-1902.
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    a| Sternberg, George Miller, d| 1838-1915.
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    a| Wood, Leonard, d| 1860-1927.
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    a| Spanish-American War, 1898.
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    a| Yellow Fever x| history, v| Exhibitions.
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    a| ELECTRONIC EXHIBIT 1997-3 w| ASIS i| 3653252-1001 l| INTERNET m| HEALTHSCI t| E-EXHIBIT

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