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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_measures_during_the_construction_of_the_Panama_Canal

One of the greatest challenges facing the builders of the Panama Canal was dealing with the ... Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. ... Many of these deaths were due to disease, particularly yellow fever and ... In the end, these efforts were a success: by 1906, yellow fever was virtually wiped out in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_C._Gorgas

William Crawford Gorgas KCMG (October 3, 1854 – July 3, 1920) was a United States Army physician and 22nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1914–1918). He is best known for his work in Florida, Havana and at the Panama Canal in abating the transmission of yellow fever ..... Help · About Wikipedia · Community portal · Recent changes · Contact page ...

www.cdc.gov/malaria/about/history/panama_canal.html

Sep 15, 2015 ... History of malaria control during the cunstruction of the Panama Canal.

americacomesalive.com/2014/09/16/carlos-juan-finlay-cuban-physician-solved-mystery-yellow-fever-made-panama-canal-possible

Carlos Finlay, M.D. discovered the cause of yellow fever. His discovery helped reduce incidence of the disease and permitted the Panama Canal to be built.

www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2676%3A2010-control-yellow-fever-panama-canal-zone&catid=6601%3Acase-studies&Itemid=40275&lang=en

Jun 13, 2014 ... Epidemic of Yellow Fever During Construction of Panama Canal | At the turn ... These kinds of institutes are carrying out the work necessary to ...

ocp.hul.harvard.edu/contagion/panamacanal.html

The deadly endemic diseases of yellow fever and malaria were dangerous obstacles that had already defeated French efforts to construct a Panama Canal in ...

www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2014/10/economist-explains-2

Oct 6, 2014 ... In spite of several efforts to wipe it out, malaria is still all too common in ... In 1904 the US Army was tasked with helping construct a canal to ...

www.houstonchronicle.com/local/history/article/Yellow-fever-terrorized-early-Houston-7724235.php

May 19, 2016 ... At the time of his death from yellow fever in 1867, the "Houston Telegraph" considered him "Houston's most important citizen." Among his ...

www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/08/28/491471697/yellow-fever-timeline-the-history-of-a-long-misunderstood-disease

Aug 28, 2016 ... Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Disease ... trade to the Americas, interrupted the building of the Panama Canal and left a trail of ... " The epidemics died out in winter because the tropical mosquito doesn't .... Help · Contact · Terms of Use · Privacy · Sponsorship Choices · Text-Only.