John Hull Grundy Lecture: Mosquitoes, Malaria and War; Then and Now

@article{BruceChwatt1985JohnHG,
  title={John Hull Grundy Lecture: Mosquitoes, Malaria and War; Then and Now},
  author={Leonard Jan Bruce-Chwatt},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  year={1985},
  volume={131},
  pages={85 - 99}
}
  • L. Bruce-Chwatt
  • Published 1 January 1985
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
In his foreword to the final volume of the Official Medical History of the Second World War Sir Austin Bradford-Hill, quoted the well known truth, that throughout history, victory or defeat in war has often been swayed by disease. He also stressed that during the fateful years 1940-1945, the prevention of illness had been one of the characteristics of the military medical services. There is little doubt that but for the prevention and control of malaria the decisive campaigns in the Far East… 

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