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The silent war: Colombia's fight against yellow fever : a film

Title(s):
The silent war: Colombia's fight against yellow fever : a film
Author(s):
Van Dyke, Willard.
Maddow, Ben, 1909-1992
Documentary Film Productions (New York, N.Y.)
Publication Date:
1943
Publisher:
[New York, N.Y.?] : Documentary Film Productions, [1943]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
010 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
Vaccination
Yellow Fever -- history
Yellow Fever -- prevention & control
Colombia
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8700218A
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700218A
Description:
This film stresses the importance of good health for soldiers fighting in different climates during World War II. It profiles jungle diseases, especially yellow fever, and describes laboratory research conducted jointly by U.S. and Colombian researchers to develop a vaccine. The importance of spraying for mosquitoes and vaccinating a population is stressed and demonstrated in Colombia.
Credits: Edited by Irving Lerner.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Unchanging content
Title(s):
The silent war: Colombia's fight against yellow fever : a film
Author(s):
Van Dyke, Willard.
Maddow, Ben, 1909-1992
Documentary Film Productions (New York, N.Y.)
Publication Date:
1943
Publisher:
[New York, N.Y.?] : Documentary Film Productions, [1943]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
010 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
Vaccination
Yellow Fever -- history
Yellow Fever -- prevention & control
Colombia
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8700218A
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700218A
Description:
This film stresses the importance of good health for soldiers fighting in different climates during World War II. It profiles jungle diseases, especially yellow fever, and describes laboratory research conducted jointly by U.S. and Colombian researchers to develop a vaccine. The importance of spraying for mosquitoes and vaccinating a population is stressed and demonstrated in Colombia.
Credits: Edited by Irving Lerner.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Unchanging content