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An account for the laymen of the successful campaigns in research and public health control against hookworm infection, malaria, and yellow fever. Major and minor figures are well characterized. Mr. Williams' narrative is journalistic but not of the gee-whiz style. He brings his three stories right up to our times, including mention of the work of the World Health Organization.
Not recommended for collections in the history of medicine but should be enjoyable to physicians with amateur interests in medical history as casual reading. Recommended to college and high school students who are considering a course in medical or biological
The Plague Killers.. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1298. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-6-1298_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(6):1298.
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