Australian public health poster on the tiger mosquito

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Australian public health information poster on the tiger mosquito and the grey 'night-biting' mosquito as carriers of disease (dengue, yellow fever and filaria), advising citizens to clean up water-holding rubbish, produced by Brisbane City Council Department of Health after the 1926/1927 dengue epidemic. Colour lithograph, ca. 1928.

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Destroy the enemy that stalks by day. No mosquitos - no dengue. [...] Destroy the enemy that stalks by night. For greater comfort and health's sake. [...] Lettering continues on body of poster.


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Australian public health poster on the tiger mosquito.{' '} Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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