H183 Lecture 8 - Punjab using heavy clothing and screens to...

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http://www.world-guides.com/images/china/china_country_map.jpg http://www.all-indiatravel.com/india-map/ind-map-3.gif Xiamen (formerly Amoy), China India (note Assam and Andhra Pradesh
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H183 Lecture: Malaria in India (Keywords) Geography : Amoy (Xiamen), China Secunderabad (Hyderabad), Andhra Pradesh, India Punjab Somalia Burundi Assam Terms: Malaria Miasma Elephantiasis Parasites Wuchereria bancrofti or Filaria bancrofti People : Laakhan (character in Amtiv Gosh’s novel, The Calcutta Chromosome, 1996) Ronald Ross Patrick Manson Giovanni Grassi Dates : 600 B.C. Susrata’s Compendium records diseases caused by insects, including mosquitoes (India) 1836 First written account of theory of mosquito transmission of malaria in Somalia 1871 First written account of fisherman in
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Unformatted text preview: Punjab using heavy clothing and screens to avoid malaria 1877 Patrick Manson provides close records in Amoy China of how mosquitoes transmit a parasite to cause elephantiasis 1880 French doctor Alphonse Laveran sees protozoa in malarial blood under a microscope in Algeria 1897 Ronald Ross dissects mosquitoes with parasites causing malaria in birds. 1898 Italian scientists Grassi, Bignami, Bastianelli show transmission of human malaria via mosquitos ; Koch remembers that people in Burundi call both mosquitoes and malaria Mbu 1902 Ronald Ross wins Nobel Prize in Medicine for research on malaria 1907 Laveran wins Nobel Prize in Medicine for research on sleeping sickness...
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