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Alphonse Laveran Physician

Alphonse Laveran Physician

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1907

Physician. "protozoa cause diseases." Malarial parasite discovery received with skepticism. Sleeping sickness. Trypanosomes in different animals, countries. 1914-1918 concern: troops’ health.

“After vain attempt to detect parasite in air, water, soil; cultivate in varied media, I became convinced: microbe was already present outside human body as parasite, probably of mosquitoes.”

History of Malaria

History of Malaria, an Ancient Disease

  • The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and Malaria (1914-1942)
  • The U.S. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) – The Integration of Malaria Control with Economic Development (1933)Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA) (1942-1945)
  • CDC and Malaria (1946-present)
  • CDC's Origins and Malaria
  • Elimination of Malaria in the United States (1947-1951)
  • Eradication Efforts Worldwide: Success and Failure (1955-1978)

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Name: Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
Birth: 18 June 1845, Paris, France
Death: 18 May 1922, Paris, France
Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Award: "in recognition of his work on the role played by protozoa in causing diseases."
Portion of Cash: 1/1
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