Willie Lincoln, Abe's third son.... was known to be his favorite because he had the same temperament as his father. At age 11, in 1862, he died from typhoid fever. Having lost a second son, Mary started her downward spiral into Crazytown.
#dyk The name for the Fever tree, comes from its tendency to grow in swampy areas. Early European settlers in the region noted that malarial fever was contracted in areas with these trees. It is now understood that malarial fever is spread by mosquitos living in the swampy areas that often support this tree species, and not by the tree species itself.
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Battle of Buna-Gona - The battle was conducted during the tropical wet season. Rain turned the tracks to mud. Australian, American and Japanese forces had entered one of the most malarial regions in the world. While malaria was the greatest disease threat, other tropical diseases such as dengue fever, scrub typhus, tropical ulcers, dysentery from a range of causes and fungal infections were also common. The impact and susceptibility to disease was exacerbated by poor and insufficient diet…