Plague in the Americas
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[From Introduction]: This document contains a summation of the basic information available on plague in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the United States of America, and Venezuela. The data were obtained from the technical literature and official reports. Included also are a listing of research needs and preliminary outlines of two field research projects, those of Peru and Venezuela. In undertaking the exhaustive studies necessary and in the preparation of this document, the Organization has had the capable services of Dr. Robert Pollitzer, on assignment from Fordham University, and Dr. K. F. Meyer, Director Emeritus of the George Williams Hooper Foundation, University of California Medical Center, together with the secretariat services of Dr. A. N. Bica and Dr. E. Co Chamberlayne.