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Historic Birthday

On this day in 1851, Walter Reed, famous American army surgeon, was born in Gloucester co., Va. Walter Reed is primarily responsible for proving that Yellow Fever was transmitted through a mosquito vector, rather than direct contact.

Why is this notable to me? I was born in 1961, in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C. A tenuous connection, I realize - but I'll take it anyway. :)
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