Tropical Diseases: Malaria in Viet Nam

An enemy even stealthier than the Viet Cong is putting more and more American servicemen out of action in Viet Nam and into hospitals. Relatively few cases of malaria have been con tracted so far by U.S. troops, but the number has been increasing steadily as the rainy season has encouraged the multiplication of mosquitoes. And the increase will continue as men are deployed into the forest hills. Most of the troops in the current buildup of forces are fresh from nonmalarious areas and have no resistance to the disease. Tertian Fevers....

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