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League of Nations Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. A typical village of the Punjab plains. There is always a tank in the foreground from the mud of which the walls of the village in the background were made. These tanks produce anopheles culicifacies mosquitoes during and immediately after the monsoon. When they become dirty they do not produce anophelinae

League of Nations Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. A ty...

Image source: U.S. Public Health Service, after Dr. L.L. Williams. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... More

League of Nations Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. Cattle tracks in a sand bar. Anopheles culicifacies larvae were found in these tracks. In contrast to the anapheles minimus, which breeds in gently flowing water, the culicifacies prefers still water

League of Nations Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. Catt...

Image source: U.S. Public Health Service, after Dr. L.L. Williams. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... More

League of Nation Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. A typical "tank" in a village, showing water buffalos who spend most of the sunshine hours here as there is no nearby mud wallow. There "tanks" are used by water buffalos, because these animals, lacking sweat glands, could not otherwise stand the noonday heat. The result is a high malaria rate in the village

League of Nation Malaria Investigation Committee, Punjab, India. A typ...

Image source: U.S. Public Health Service, after Dr. L.L. Williams. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... More