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Reed, Walter Line breaks: Wal¦ter Reed

Definition of Reed, Walter in English:

( 1851–1902), American physician. He headed a group that were responsible for identifying the mosquito Aedes aegypti as carrier of yellow fever. They showed that the agent responsible was a virus—the first to be recognized as the cause of a human disease.
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