Diagnosis of U.S. Army men suffering from dengue fever on an island in the South Pacific during World War II.
South Pacific Ocean Date:1944 Duration:4 min 34 sec Sound:Yes
A film titled 'Breakbone Fever Dengue' shows U.S. Army personnel catching dengue fever on a South Pacific island during World War II. A U.S. Army medical officer reads out an official report on the outbreak of dengue in the South Pacific. U.S. troops on an island in the South Pacific. Men work on aircraft engines. Stationary planes on an airfield. U.S. soldiers on hospital beds and lined up outside a dispensary after catching up dengue fever. A close view of Aedes mosquito on human skin. Dengue casualties on hospital beds. Mosquito breeding places at a U.S. Army base shows water collected in rubbish heaps, fuel drums, coconut shells, cans and bottles and water in tires. A native village shows men walking towards a building in the background. Doctors examine patients in a hospital. The effects of dengue showing patients facing problems with eye movements and back pain. The body temperature chart of a patient. Men shows rash on the chest of a patient. A laboratory report after a diagnosis.
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