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March 22, 1902

Mosquito Brigades and How to Organize Them.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(12):779-780. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480120037021

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Abstract

This little volume is the result of most recent researches and discoveries in regard to the dissemination of some of the most important diseases that afflict mankind, especially in the warm or tropical climates. It is a book that ought to have a wide territorial circulation and one that should be read by every medical colonist and public health officer in a country where malaria exists. The author speaks with positiveness, and as an investigator he has earned the right to have his opinions respected. The author commends American methods in Cuba as compared with the slow and comparatively inefficient methods of the English colonial authorities. It must be remembered, however, that what has been done there has been done under military government and the ordinary machinery of the law was somewhat in a condition of suspended activity, the more rapid military methods taking its place. There is no doubt,

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