Tippy Jackson's Reviews > The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History

The American Plague by Molly Caldwell Crosby
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Nov 06, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: disease, history, science-history, medicine

Enjoyed it. Discusses how history was altered by yellow fever and what plagued cities were like. Explains the discovery of the transmission of the disease by several brave scientists and volunteers, as well as the beginnings of the vaccination. Creepy and exciting.

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