The expansion of the malaria infection. From the subtropical North to the Central Region. Argentina, 1900-1930

The objective of this presentation is to analyze the emergence of the universe on the agenda of agricultural health authorities Argentina between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Diseases such as malaria and yellow fever were understood as an “internal threat”, when impacts exceed...

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Main Authors: Álvarez, Adriana, Carbonetti, Adrián
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2014
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/dialogos/article/view/8375
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/19340
Summary: The objective of this presentation is to analyze the emergence of the universe on the agenda of agricultural health authorities Argentina between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Diseases such as malaria and yellow fever were understood as an “internal threat”, when impacts exceed provincial frameworks, as was the malaria outbreaks in the province of Córdoba. This expansion led to the implementation of several initiatives being very significant malaria campaigns carried out in the thirties, whose logistics are capitalized in preventing an outbreak of yellow fever in those years threatened to countries bordering Argentina.