Dr. Seuss On Malaria: ‘This Is Ann … She Drinks Blood’ : Shots – Health Blog : NPR

Before he cooked up green eggs or taught us to count colorful fish, Dr. Seuss was a captain in the U.S. Army. And during World War II, the author and illustrator, whose given name was Theodor Geisel, spent a few years creating training films and pamphlets for the troops.

One of Geisel’s Army cartoons was a booklet aimed at preventing malaria outbreaks among GIs by urging them to use nets and keep covered up.

via Dr. Seuss On Malaria: ‘This Is Ann … She Drinks Blood’ : Shots – Health Blog : NPR.

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