Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Black Vomit

  • Origin of yellow fever

    Enrique Chaves-Carballo¬† Kansas City, Kansas, United States   Henry R. Carter (1852-1925), Public Health Service Assistant Surgeon General and yellow fever epidemiologist. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) The origin of yellow fever has been a controversial subject since the disease appeared in the New World. William C. Gorgas, who was responsible…