Carlos Juan Finlay (1833 â??1915) was a Cuban physician and scientist who is recognized as a pioneer in the research of yellow fever. He was the first to theorize, in 1881, that a mosquito was a carrier of the disease.
Dr Walter Reed, a U.S army physician who in 1901 along with Dr Carlos Finlay discovered that yellow feveris transmitted by a particular mosquitospecies, rather than by direct contact and by figuring this out they were able to get rid… Full Answer
1833 when he was born 1886 ignored by his invention 1853 attended Jefferson Medical College 1855 graduated Finlay went on to become the chief health officer of Cuba from 1902 to 1909 Finlay was also commemorated on a 1981 Cuban… Full Answer