9.ddt.civilwar

9.ddt.civilwar - Could DDT Have Altered the Civil War?...

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Could DDT Have Altered the Civil War? Introduction to the Civil War Gen. Winfield Scott’s “Anaconda Plan” The Global Scourge of Malaria DDT and the Battle Against Malaria Could DDT Have Altered the Civil War? Conclusions
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I. Introduction to the Civil War
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II. Gen. Winfield Scott’s “Anaconda Plan”
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Blockade Runners Attempted to Bring Supplies Munitions and guns. Foodstuffs and clothing. Drugs – such as quinine and cinchona.
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Troops on Both Sides Susceptible to Disease
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Malaria Claimed Numerous Troops on Both Sides Known as paroxysmal fever due to severe and sudden onset, exacerbated by hot and humid conditions. In the Upper South, Union cases were some 55 per 1,000, while Southern cases ran 76 per 1,000. In the Deep South, Southern cases ran some 41,539 per a troop strength of only 35,925. Due to a lack of quinine?
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Quinine (and quinidine) are from the bark of the South American cinchona tree. Known as the
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