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 Posted: Mon Jun 3rd, 2013 03:24 am
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Texas Defender

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  Malaria and yellow fever are different diseases, though both are spread through the bites of mosquitoes.

Malaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yellow fever - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  Besides reducing the mosquito population, the sanitation methods you described above would also have been useful in preventing epidemics of diseases caused by bacteria, such as typhus and cholera. So, it seems that I should give General Butler some credit for that.


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