Doctor examines plague patients and their houses being fumigated to prevent its spread in Africa.
Africa Date:1945 Duration:4 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Navy training film titled 'Plague control' about the prevention and cure of plague in Africa. A vulture seated on roof of a hut. A dead man lying in a village. Group of African woman seated. Rats milling about. Animation shows how fleas are transferred from a dead rat to an alive rat and then to human beings. A doctor examines a woman suffering from plague. A doctor inoculates a patient suffering from plague. A nurse examines a man suffering from bubonic plague. A woman suffering from plague being examined. A doctor wearing a gown and a mask enters a building to examine a patient suffering from pneumonic plague. Men place a dead plague patient into a casket for disposal. Houses being dusted with DDT and fumigated to kill rats. Men wearing masks as they fumigate the houses of plague patients.
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