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yellow fever

(Encyclopedia) yellow fever, acute infectious disease endemic in tropical Africa and many areas of South and Central America. Yellow fever is caused by a virus transmitted by the bite of the female?

Mosquito and Tick-Borne Diseases: Yellow Fever

Yellow FeverMosquito and Tick-Borne DiseasesIntroductionYellow FeverDengueWest Nile EncephalitisRocky Mountain Spotted FeverLyme Disease Yellow fever and dengue are caused by the same types of?

Theiler, Max

(Encyclopedia) Theiler, Max mks t?l?r, 1899?1972, South African?American research physician, b. Pretoria, educated at the Univ. of Cape Town, St. Thomas's Hospital (London), and the London?


(Encyclopedia) Adrogu dr?g? or Almirante Brownlm?rnt?, city (1991 pop. 449,105), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It was settled in 1873 by families fleeing a yellow fever epidemic in the city?

Carroll, James

(Encyclopedia) Carroll, James, 1854?1907, American bacteriologist and army surgeon, b. Woolwich, England, M.D. Univ. of Maryland, 1891. He went to Canada at 15 and later joined the U.S. army. A?

Reed, Walter

(Encyclopedia) Reed, Walter, 1851?1902, American army surgeon, b. Gloucester co., Va. In 1900 he was sent to Havana as head of an army commission to investigate an outbreak of yellow fever among?

Gorgas, William Crawford

(Encyclopedia) Gorgas, William Crawford, 1854?1920, American disease and sanitation expert, surgeon general of the United States, b. Mobile, Ala., grad. Bellevue Hospital Medical College, 1879. He?

Bache, Benjamin Franklin

(Encyclopedia) Bache, Benjamin Franklin b?ch, 1769?98, American journalist, b. Philadelphia; son of Richard Bache and grandson of Benjamin Franklin. In 1790 he founded the Philadelphia General?

Noguchi, Hideyo

(Encyclopedia) Noguchi, Hideyo h?d?y? n?go?och?, 1876?1928, Japanese bacteriologist, grad. Tokyo Medical College, 1897. He came to the United States c.1900 to work with Simon Flexner at the Univ.?

Agramonte, Arstides

(Encyclopedia) Agramonte, Arstides r?st?d?s grm?nt?, 1869?1931, Cuban physician and pathologist, M.D. Columbia, 1892. A member of the medical corps of the U.S. army, he was appointed?