World Health Crises: Malaria
(see also World Health Crises)
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Malaria (World Health Organization).
Alvarado, Carlos A. & L.J. Bruce. "Malaria," Scientific American (5/62):86-.
Boyd, Mark F. "An historical sketch of the prevalence of malaria in North America," American Journal of Tropical Medicine 21 (1941):223-44.
Beauchamp, Chantal. "Fievres d'hier, paludisme d'aujourd'hui. Vie et mort d'une maladie," Annales: Economies, Societés, Civilisations 43 (1-2/88):249-75.
Desowitz, Robert S. "How the wise men brought malaria to Africa: & other cautionary tales of human dreams & opportunistic mosquitos," Natural History (10/76).
Duffy, John. "The impact of malaria on the South," in Savitt & Young (eds.) Disease & Distinctiveness (Knoxville TN: U. of Tennessee, 1988).
Giglioli, George G. "Malaria in the American Indian," in Pan American Health Organization, Biomedical Challenges presented by the American Indian (Washington, 1968), pp. 104-13.
Robinson, G. Canby. "Malaria in Virginia in the early 19th c." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 32 (1958):531-.
Russell, Paul F. "The eradication of malaria," Scientific American (6/52):22-.
Swift, Richard. "Manuel Patarroyo (interview)," New Internationalist (11/95):31. Colombian scientist who developed a successful anti-malarial vaccine, refused to make money from it & turned the patent over to the World Health Organization for free.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Ackerknecht, Erwin C. Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1706-1900 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1945).
Boyd, Mark F. (ed.) Malariology: A Comprehensive Survey of All Aspects of this Group of Diseases from a Global Standpoint (2 vols.; Philadelphia, 1949).
Durán-Reynals, Marie Louse de Ayala. The Fever-Bark Tree: The Pageant of Quinine (NY, 1946).
Humphreys, Margaret. Malaria: Poverty, Race, & Public Health in the US (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2001).
Russell, Paul F. Man's Mastery of Malaria (London, 1955).
Shuler, Alexandrina V. Malaria: Meeting the International Challenge (Boston, 1985).
Warshaw, Leon J. Malaria: the Biography of a Killer (NY, 1949).
Hackett, L.W. Malaria in Europe: An Ecological Study (NY, 1937).
Jarcho, Saul. Quinine's Predecessor: Francisco Torti & the Early History of Chinchona (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1993).
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