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  1. Historical Fiction Books - Goodreads

    Historical fiction presents a story set in the past, often during a significant time period. In historical fiction, the time period is an important part of the setting and often of the story itself. Historical fiction may include fictional characters, well-known historical figures or a mixture of the two.

  2. Vital Signs: Trends in Reported Vectorborne Disease Cases ...

    May 04, 2018 · In the United States, the most common vectorborne pathogens are transmitted by ticks or mosquitoes, including those causing Lyme disease; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; and West Nile, dengue, and Zika virus diseases. This report examines trends in occurrence of nationally reportable vectorborne diseases during 2004–2016.

  3. Army History Center - Army Historical Foundation

    Oct 17, 2019 · Learn about army history; Articles on every period of U.S. history from the beginning of the army, including people, units, equipment, weapons and more.

  4. Formerly known as the Adirondack Museum, the Adirondack Experience brings the history of the Adirondacks to life in fun, family friendly, unique ways.

  5. The 23 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in January

    Dec 26, 2019 · An instant bestseller, A Map of Days launched readers into the previously unexplored world of American peculiars, one bursting with new questions, new allies, and new adversaries. Now, with enemies behind him and the unknown ahead, Jacob Portman’s story continues as he takes a brave leap forward into The Conference of the Birds.

  6. Chronology of Events | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

    The earliest studies of Rocky Mountain spotted fever took place in Montana. A bill approved July 1 changed the name of the Marine Hospital Service to the Public Health and Marine Hospital Service and established an advisory board for the Hygienic Laboratory. It later became the National Advisory Health Council.

  7. What happened to Zika? | PBS NewsHour

    Jul 06, 2018 · What will Zika do in the U.S. this year? In Puerto Rico, only 65 cases of local Zika transmission have been reported in 2018 through early July, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

  8. Scarlet fever–past and present – Aetiology

    Jul 06, 2011 · It is believed that a bout of scarlet fever at the age of 19 months caused Helen Keller to lose her senses of vision and hearing. Scarlet fever also led to the founding of The Rockefeller University by the world’s first billionaire and the founder of Standard Oil, John D. Rockefeller, whose 3-year-old grandson died of scarlet fever.

  9. “The First Mountain to Be Removed: Yellow Fever Control and the Construction of the Panama Canal,” in Ashley Carse, Christine Keiner, Pamela M. Henson, Marixa Lasso, Paul S. Sutter, Megan Raby, and Blake Scott, “Panama Canal Forum: From the Conquest of Nature to the Construction of New Ecologies,” Environmental History 21 (2016): 206-287.

  10. Washington State Historical Society > Washington State ...

    April 28: "Mountain Fever" with Jim Ross. The allure of Mt. Rainier led to many summit attempts by early Washington adventurists, with often comical consequences. The allure of Mt. Rainier led to many summit attempts by early Washington adventurists, with often comical consequences.