The Great Fever

The Great Fever

DVD - 2007
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Explore how the Chief Surgeon of the U. S. Army tested the theory of one Cuban doctor, who believed that mosquitos were spreading the deadly disease Yellow Fever in 1900.
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2007]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in

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swyckl
Feb 06, 2019

I liked this DVD. The Great Fever documents the heroic efforts of Major Walter Reed's medical team and their investigation into yellow fever. Their discoveries enabled the United States to successfully eradicate the disease among workers constructing the Panama Canal, making possible the completion of one of the most strategic waterways in the world.

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