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Document Type

Encyclopedia Entry

Publication Date

1991

Publication Source

Great Events from History II: Science and Technology Series

Abstract

Employing recent discoveries on the role of mosquitoes in the transmission of malaria and yellow fever, Gorgas applied strict sanitary controls within the Panama region, thereby enabling construction of the canal.

Inclusive pages

223-227

ISBN/ISSN

9780893566371

Document Version

Published Version

Comments

This document is provided for download by permission of the publisher. Permission documentation is on file.

Citation information: Heitmann, John Alfred. “Gorgas Develops Effective Methods for Controlling Mosquitoes,” in Great Lives From History II: Science and Technology Series. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1991. Used by permission of EBSCO Information Services, Ipswich, MA.

Publisher

Salem Press

Volume

1

Place of Publication

Pasadena, CA

Peer Reviewed

yes


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