ContributionObtained evidence that malaria could be prevented by keeping mosquitos out of dwellings.
NotesDemonstration involved a single family, in a sinlge screened hut, in a highly malarious area of Italy. Occupants remained indoors from sunset until dawn, and were free of malaria throughout malaria season -- except for the husband who went outside in the evenings, and contracted malaria. In the previous two years the anpoheline mosquito had been shown to be the vector of malaria. This preceded by one year the experiment in which Manson demonstrated the prevention of malaria by screening a hut in the same endemic are (a near Rome).
Pathogen ClassProtozoa

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