" Three weeks later, n December 19, Cooke, Folk, and Jernegan walked out of the 'infected clothing building.' none of them was sick" (69).
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"When the government of Paraguay failed to provide enough vaccine during a 2008 outbreak of Yellow fever, desperate people mobbed clinics yelling 'Vaccinations! Vaccinations!'" (86).
It is the mosquitos!!!
This is important because The doctors wanted to learn more about yellow fever by running test. One of the tests was to see if anyone would get it by sleeping and staying in a house yellow fever patients were in.
Word Gap: Originated
"Today, researchers believe that the yellow fever virus originated in West Africa and was brought to the Americans by slave ships carrying infected insects" (84-85).
This quote addedPeople during a yellow fever outbreak wanting the cure for
Summary: Three most important ideas
The doctors kept trying and didn't give up when things got tough, And they finally found the source of yellow fever. If They did not do the research, then we would not know much about the disease.
Book Club Question:
Definition: to create or inherit something Technical Term? Answer No
1) When things get tough, don't give up 2) Don't stop in the face of setbacks 3) It will not always work the first time The most important idea was to keep pushing through to succeed.
What would the doctors do if nobody would ever volunteer? How would the research and test go if they had our technology?