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 (gôr′gəs), William Crawford 1854-1920.
American army surgeon who conducted campaigns against yellow fever in Havana (1901) and in the Panama Canal Zone (1904-1906), thereby helping make possible construction of the canal.


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William Crawford, 1854–1920, U.S. physician and epidemiologist.
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To honor and recognize The University of West Alabama and the Local Arrangements Committee for their outstanding efforts in hosting the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science, Alabama Junior Academy of Science, and the Gorgas Science Competition March 11-13, 2015.
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Gorgas llego a Panama y se dio cuenta de que era necesario mejorar el saneamiento en la zona, ademas de combatir al mosquito que era el vector responsable de transmitir las enfermedades.
The releases are being conducted by Panama's Gorgas Institute.
This activation, which further expands the company's 4G LTE coverage, provides increased wireless voice and 4G LTE data coverage north along Stenton Avenue to Gorgas Lane, south along Germantown Avenue and Pleasant Street, east along Washington Lane and Anderson Street and west along Ardleigh Street and Durham Street.
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William C Gorgas was a US physician and later surgeon general of the army from 1914 to 1918.
Stephen Walker's Junior Pee-Wee 1 team - made up of Alexander Dowd, Roby Schefer, Jordan Daoust, Logan Ciliberto, Casey Veinotte, Jackson Gorgas, Jake Wood, Matthew Thompson, Nicholas Simmons, Jeremy Michaud, Dean Cordani, Nicholas Zidelis, Alex Dahl, Joshua Trottier, Ryan Tames, Jon Sylvia, Matthew Rattray, Hunter Gorgas, Nicholas Walker, Zachary Allen, Ryan Ellis, Chase Bari, Andrew Chagnon and Oliver Sawyer - also qualified for the playoffs.
Gorgas had beaten yellow fever in Cuba by battling Aedes aegypti (AY-dees ee-JIP-tee), the mosquito that carried the disease.
Previously managed by Hand, the crew's flaws are destructive under his successor, the self-absorbed First Officer Gorgas.