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Clara Maass: American Nurse
Famous U.S. Women
"More than a century ago, a lovely young woman became a martyr to the cause of finding a cure for yellow fever. This is her story."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Clara Maass was born:
New York City
East Orange, New Jersey
Clara Maass trained as a nurse in which of these hospitals?
St. Vincent's Medical Center, New York
Newark German Hospital
Bellevue Hospital, New York
Newark General Women and Children
Clara Maass was a Navy nurse.
How is yellow fever transmitted to humans?
Tse Tse Fly
Yellow fever in Cuba was contained by certain measures before vaccine became available. What were they?
Isolating the sick
Proper cooking methods
Window screens and eliminating mosquito breeding areas
A vaccine has been developed for yellow fever.
One of the symptoms of yellow fever or "yellow jack" is severe joint pain called "break bone fever".
Clara Maass volunteered to be bitten by mosquitos for yellow fever research.
How has Clara Maass been honored since her death?
All of these
Commemorative postage stamps
A place in the Nursing Hall of Fame
A hospital was named for her
None of her writings have been preserved.
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