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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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(ˈgɔr gəs)

William Crawford, 1854–1920, U.S. physician and epidemiologist.
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Mosquito net (title misleading) is a chronological account of the life and works of four legendry figures in public health--Manson, Ross, Reed and Gorgas. All four men had mosquito in common in their great triumph in battling some of the most dreadful diseases--Malaria and Yellow Fever.
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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.