Google is celebrated the 180th birthday of Carlos Juan Finlay, a Cuban Physician and Scientist, with an interactive doodle on its homepages in several countries.
Carlos Juan Finlay was born on December 3, 1833 in Cuba and died on August 20, 1915 in HavanaCuba. Carlos Juan Finlay was a Cuban Physician and Scientist recognized today for his pioneer work in Yellow Fever and Yellow Fever research.
Carlos Juan Finlay although born in Cuba was from French and Scottish decent. Carlos Juan Finlay attended the prestige’s JeffersonMedicalCollege in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States. He also studied in HavanaCuba and France Paris. He moved back to Cuba, Havana to open his own medical practice.
What doodle describes?
In Carlos Juan Finlay doodle the mosquito represents the crux of Carlos Juan Finlay’s work. He was one of the first to discover and document the role mosquito’s play in carrying around disease and transferring those diseases to humans.
The Doodle also features a drawing that is truly representative of what Carlos Juan Finlay looked like.