Uh, yeah, Ffirth wasn’t exactly right about Yellow Fever.  It’s highly contagious, you guys!  Don’t get it, seriously!  Carlos Finlay, a Cuban scientist, proved that Yellow Fever was spread by mosquito bites 60 years after Stubbins’s death.  It turns out that Stubbins used the bodily fluids of late-stage patients, and as such, they were no longer contagious.

Now to the links!

Donald Unger

Stubbins Ffirth

http://www.madsciencemuseum.com/msm/pl/stubbins_ffirth

http://sciencehorrors.tumblr.com/post/34700690483/stubbins-ffirth-grosses-out-humanity-in-the-name

http://factslegend.org/15-interesting-stubbins-ffirth-facts/2/