JAMES STEVENS SIMMONS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The United States Army is now engaged in an "all-out" war in the tropics. Since December 1941, American soldiers have been sent to new frontiers scattered throughout the tropical regions of the world. On these frontiers, they face powerful enemy forces and an alarming array of tropical diseases. Certain of these diseases are potentially so disabling that unless controlled they will interfere with military efficiency; in fact it is conceivable that they might play a significant rôle in determining the final outcome of the war. The protection of our troops against such diseases is, therefore, of vital importance, and
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SIMMONS JS. THE ARMY'S NEW FRONTIERS IN TROPICAL MEDICINE(THE ARMY'S NEW FRONTIERS IN TROPICAL MEDICINE*). Ann Intern Med. 1942;17:979–988. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-979
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):979-988.
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