The work of the Italian Society for the Study of Malaria has been noticed in these columns before;1 the individual work of its distinguished members is familiar to all who are interested in malaria. The economic aspect of the malaria problem in Italy is of tremendous significance to that country, and in their efforts to solve it the zeal, ability, and the success of the Italian investigators, who have joined issues in this Society, have won the admiration of medical men all the world over.
The second annual report2 of the president of the Society, Professor Celli, contains a succinct statement of the results of the year's work. Among the more important may be mentioned the demonstration that human malaria is undoubtedly carried and transmitted by a certain variety of mosquito, namely Anopheles, the distribution, habits, and biology of which have been thoroughly studied. Experiments have been made
THE ITALIAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MALARIA.. JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(23):1494. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.02460230050009