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People/Characters: William Crawford Gorgas

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The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry
Great Medical Disasters by Richard Gordon
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes
Panama Fever: The Epic Story of One of the Greatest Human Achievements of All Time-- the Building of the Panama Canal by Matthew Parker
Quinine: Malaria and the Quest for a Cure That Changed the World by Fiammetta Rocco
William Crawford Gorgas (When They Were Boys) by Carroll Everett
William Crawford Gorgas: Tropic Fever Fighter by Beryl Williams Epstein

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Dr. William Crawford Gorgas (1854–1920) was a Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and is best known for his pioneering work on preventing the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and yellow fever.

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