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Training Film
Aedes Aegypti mosquito and control

Black and White
TRT 18:00

Produced by Training and Education Division of the Office of Malaria Control in War Areas, Atlanta, Georgia.
Federal Security Agency and the U.S. Public Health Service.

This film trains Aedes aegypti control inspectors by teaching how to do a house and yard inspection and providing specific instructions for how the inspector should mark his path. The film shows an inspector performing each of the steps and searches. The film begins with an explanation of how improved travel technology has increase the danger of disease transmission, what steps are performed for prevention of infected passenger and mosquito entrance into the US, and significance of mosquito life cycles stages. The film shows items of equipment and the audio commentary explains how to use them. Finally, the film emphasizes the importance of the inspector’s job and obtaining the good will of people in the assigned zones.

KEY WORDS: Aedes aegypti, dengue fever, yellow fever, mosquito breeding, inspect, equipment, hazards, air travel, Africa, South America, quarantine, larvae, pupae, cisterns, refuse


U. S. National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine Division, Images and Archives Section at the National Institutes of Health, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894


“AEDES AEGYPTI CONTROL,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed May 27, 2024,