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Unformatted text preview: host. Flea gut gets clogged from bacteria and they regurgitate into the bite d. Fleas are dormant in winter, so fewer bites 7. The panama canal: the disease team a. Carlos Finlay mosquito hypothesis laughed at, died from disease, (13x more US troops died in the Spanish American war from disease than from combat) b. Walter Red proved Finlay correct Reed gave credit to Finlay, but the public and media gave Reed credit c. William Gorgas mosquito control in Cuba and Panama Canal. 8. Panama canal a. US took over construction from France on May 4, 1904 b. Yellow Fever b.i. Aedes aegypti b.ii. Cause: parasite c. Malaria c.i. Anaphelese mosquitos d. By 1906 yellow fever and malaria were virtually wiped out (just 2 years later!)...
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