The Fred L. Soper Papers
- [Perifocal spraying of a water container in squatter dwelling in Caracas, Venezuela]
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- The back of this photo reads: "ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION: Aedes aegypti Erad.--Perifocal Spraying. 7323. Caracas, Venezuela.
Perifocal treatment of a water container by an aegypti inspector. Hundreds of this type of "squatter" dwellings are
appearing rapidly on grounds near modern apartments for workers (in background) and could soon cause serious sanitation problems.
American nations are engaged in the Hemispheric eradication of this mosquito which is the vector of Yellow Fever in its urban
form. PAHO/WHO actively assist their efforts and eradication has been completed everywhere except in the United States, Argentina,
and some areas in and around the Caribbean."
- The Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization used methods like these, which Soper pioneered, in
global disease eradication work.
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- 1 (292,025 Bytes)
- Date Supplied:
- Rude, Maxine
- Pan American Health Organization
- World Health Organization
- Reproduced with permission of the Pan American Health Organization.
- Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
- Mosquito Control
- Exhibit Category:
- Fighting Yellow Fever and Malaria in Brazil, 1928-1942
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- Document Type:
- Photographic prints
- Physical Condition:
- Series: Photographs, 1911-1973
- Folder: Yellow Fever Eradication in the Americas
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