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January 2, 1954

World Distribution of Dengue and Yellow Fever

JAMA. 1954;154(1):99. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.02940350101044

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These maps are a continuation of a series. Plate 5, "World Distribution of Dengue and Yellow Fever," shows areas of urban epidemics, sylvatic epidemics, and endemic areas of yellow fever; presents a table showing the distribution and habits of known vector species; and lists places where mouse protection tests for yellow fever immune bodies have been made on human beings in recent years. Epidemic and endemic dengue areas are also shown. Plate 6, "World Distribution of Plague," in addition to maps, presents a table showing the domestic and sylvatic rodent host and vector by countries. One insert map shows the length of the plague season in various locations. Plate 7, "World Distribution of Leprosy," shows the location of leprosaria and contains a table showing the number of known and estimated cases by countries (for the United States: 390 and 2,000 respectively). Plate 8, "Study in Human Starvation: Sources of Selected

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