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Why was Walter reed important?
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Why was Walter Reed important to the completion of the panama canal?
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Why was the Walter Reed hospital named after Walter Reed?
The Walter Reed Army Medical Center and The Walter Reed General Hospital were named after Major Walter Reed, an army physician who discovered that Yellow Fever was transmitted by certain types of Mosquito bites rather than by direct contact. This new knowledge was considered a milestone in biomedicine which is why he became famous and had the hospital named after him.
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Are Bibles restricted at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington DC?
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What did Walter Reed invent?
In actuality, Walter Reed did not invent anything. He was an Army doctor who with a team did research on yellow fever. He is credited with the theory or discovery that yellow fever transmission was caused by a specific type of mosquito bite and not through direct contact. Walter Reed was born in 1851 and died in 1902.
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How did Walter reed help to get rid of the yellow fever?
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What disease did dr. Walter Reed discover was transmitted by a mosquito?