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The other Dr Finlay is commemorated in Cuban stamps

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7238.875/a (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:875
  1. S W S Menzies (smenzies@epulse.net), editor, Meditheme (quarterly journal of the Medical Philately Study Group).
  1. Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear NE30 2RP

    EDITOR—Mortimer's interesting filler describes the lack of recognition of Carlos Juan Finlay for his work on yellow fever1; but Finlay and his work on yellow fever have been remembered and commemorated frequently by the Cuban postal authorities. His portrait appears on stamp issues of 1934 (two values), 1951 (one value), 1954 (two values) 1965 (one of seven values), 1981 …

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