Profiles in Science

Carlos J. Finlay: Eradicating Yellow Fever

by David Warmflash, MD

Biography

Finlay

Dr. Carlos J. Finlay: Discoverer of the Theory of the Transmission of Yellow Fever by the Mosquito

News & Events

Science 2.0: "Mosquito Bites Have A Genetic Component, Finds Twins Study"

Reports on a study that indicates our genes may be involved in how attractive we are to mosquitoes.

MNT: "Yellow fever research breakthrough could lead to better treatment"

Reports on a study that may lead to faster diagnosis of yellow fever, which 200,000 people still suffer from each year.

Research

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Experiment!

Surviving History: The Fever!

Using a choose-your-own-story format, the reader takes the role of a fictional doctor during the 1793 Yellow Fever outbreak in Philadelphia in 1793.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education

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