"By 8:45 that evening, it was over. At the age of thirty four, the scientist had died of yellow fever" (49).
Numbers & Stats
"Doctor Finley and his lunatic ideas"(27). (he was one of the first people to look into the mosquito theory) "then on the back of the envelope Reed scribbled:"did the mosquito do it?""(44).
"but It wasn't that easy. Some eggs just floated on the water and didn't hatch. some insects died before they grew up. Others dropped dead almost as soon as they became adults"(31).
"a panel of distinguished yellow fever specialists"(71).
To show how unexpectedly he had died and to show that he died at quite a young age.
Because this could be a big change in the medical industry.
Dr. Lazear has a growth mindset as he not only has to keep his mosquitoes alive but he also faces the challenge of identifying Yellow Death.
Book Club Questions
If some one dies during the testing will the family get the money.
marked by eminence,distinction or excellence not a technical word
Dr.Reed wanted to continue studying mosquitoes but Dr. Lazear had died and Dr.Carroll's was sick with yellow fever so Dr.Reed gathered volunteers and got to work in a desalit field with high winds and no yellow death.
would anybody nowadays participate in any of these tests.