Recent Examples on the WebIn 1901, American researchers studying yellow fever in Cuba concluded that the disease carried by mosquitoes was caused by something small enough to be filterable, too.
Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 Mar. 2020 In 1898, the same year as Beijerinck’s work was published, foot-and-mouth disease in cattle became the first animal illness linked to a filterable agent, or a microbe small enough to pass through a porcelain filter.
Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 Mar. 2020
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