The silent war: Colombia's fight against yellow fever : a film
Van Dyke, Willard.
Maddow, Ben, 1909-1992
Documentary Film Productions (New York, N.Y.)
[New York, N.Y.?] : Documentary Film Productions, 
Black and white
Yellow Fever -- history
Yellow Fever -- prevention & control
See catalog record: 8700218A
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