Deadly Yellow Fever

Discovered by Carlos Finlay

Carlos Finlay

He was born December 3, 1833 in Camaguey, Cuba

He died August 20, 1915 in Havana, Cuba

Father: Edward

Mother: Isabel de barres

Carlos' early work

He was studying Cholera, and how it was transmitted until a major outbreak of a disease called "Deadly Yellow Fever". He later discovered that dead birds and mosquitoes caused Deadly Yellow Fever.

How it got transmitted

Carlos Finlay Facts

He was a scientist and a physician. His work about Deadly Yellow Fever was rejected for 20 years after it was published. He studied at Thomas Jefferson University. His father was a physician, too.