"From our study thus far of yellow fever, we draw the following conclusions: 1. Bacillus icteroides stands in no causative relation to the yellow fever 2. the mosquito serves as the intermeditate host (the carrier) for the ... (germ) of the yellow fever" (Jurmain-56).
Text Structure - Problem and Solution
"He couldn't prove right away that the yellow fever was caused by a mosquito bite - that could be big news. It was news that changed scientific history. Most important, it was news that might save lives-and Reed wanted to present that"(Jurmain-55).
Signpost - Quoted Words
"Dr. Lazear died at 8 this evening. The news was cruel. It was also particularly shocking because no one had ever told Mrs. Lazear that her husband had been " (Jurmain-50).
Mindset - Sees effort as necessary
To persevere, Reed keep fighting to find what was the cause of the Yellow Death even after all the failed theorys he had.
Summary - SWBS and If/Then
Walter Reed wanted to tell the American Public Health Association that he found the cure to the yellow fever but they didn't believe his theory because he didn't have enough evidence so he went back to camp to go prove his theory.
The author used these qouted words to show how bad the Yellow Death impacted familys and friends.
Question - Evaluate
Determined to find a cure and not let people down, Lazear kept testing theroy's while the Yellow Fever was taking him down.
Until Lazear could find what was causing the yellow death, he wasnt going to give up.
perserverence - dedication - never give up - give it your all - achieve your goals
If Dr. Lazear wouldn't have past away, then maybe they would find the cure to the yellow fever
How would you feel if you assumed your loved one was safe and healthy, then to get a letter saying he/she has passed away.