Reference numberCMB/51/69
TitleCopy, letter from Muriel Robertson, Kampala, Uganda, to [the Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date22 September 1913
DescriptionHas worked south of the Masindi belt through the Buruli district -- found it all to be 'morsitans' [tsetse fly] country -- notes that the cattle 'have now been killed off literally in the hundreds' -- has written a report for the PMO and Governor, who are about to start a scheme of medical prevention. Having found evidence of T rhodesiense [sleeping sickness], has arranged to stay and see the tests through. Hopes that 'the CO will agree to some kind of a preventive scheme, it is a frightful pity to let trypanosomiasis get a grip of a good country like this'. p85-86.
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NA8015Robertson; Muriel (1883 - 1973)1883 - 1973
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