Gorgas-william-crawford meaning

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American army surgeon who conducted campaigns against yellow fever in Havana (1901) and in the Panama Canal Zone (1904–1906), thereby helping make possible construction of the canal.
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American army surgeon who conducted campaigns against yellow fever in Havana (1901) and in the Panama Canal Zone (1904–1906), thereby helping make possible construction of the canal.
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American army surgeon who directed programs to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Havana, Cuba (1901), and in the Panama Canal Zone (1904–1906). The mosquito had been shown by Dr. Walter Reed and others to be responsible for the transmission of yellow fever.
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