Finlay, Carlos Juan


1833–1915 Cuban doctor, who implicated Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the transmission of yellow fever.

Keywords: virology; yellow fever; Aedes aegypti; Ronald Ross; medical entomology

Further Reading

Finlay CE (1940) Carlos Finlay and Yellow Fever. New York: Oxford University Press.

Finlay CJ (1965–1981) Obras Completas, 6 vols. La Habana: Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Museo Histórico de las Ciencias.

Gillispie CC (ed.) (1970–1980) Dictionary of Scientific Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

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Power, HJ(Jan 2006) Finlay, Carlos Juan. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003573]