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APPENDIX C

Administrative Requirements for Typhus Vaccination


Date

Requirements

Authority

6 January 1942

All military personnel stationed in or traveling through Asia, Africa, continental Europe, or other areas where danger from epidemic typhus fever exists.

WD Cir 4, 6 Jan 42.

5 April 1942

All military personnel stationed in or traveling through the mountainous regions of Venezuela, Colombia, Equador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Mexico, and Central America (except Panama). This in addition to areas mentioned in WD Cir 4, 1942 above.

WD AG Ltr (3-28-42) MD-M, 5 Apr 42, sub: Vaccination against typhus. AG: 720.3.

11 July 1942

All military personnel stationed in or traveling through the British Isles. This in addition to areas cited in directives of 6 January and 5 April above.

WD AG Ltr (6-22-42) MD-SPMCE-PS-M, 11 Jul 42, sub: Vaccination against typhus for personnel traveling through the British Isles. AG: 720.3.

27 November 1942

All military personnel assigned to the Air Transport Command and civilian Air Transport Command personnel detailed to flying duty.

Ltr, CG ATC to Wing Comdrs and Hq AFATC, 27 Feb 42, sub: Immunization. HD: 720.3.

28 November 1942

All Army Air Forces personnel of air and ground echelons of operational and replacement training units.

Ltr, Air Surg to CG each Air Force, 28 Nov 42, sub: Medical. HD: 720.3.

11 February 1943

Personnel proceeding to or through Asia, Africa, Europe (including the British Isles) and the mountainous regions of Central and South America (including Mexico but excepting Panama). (Summary of directives of 4 January, 5 April, and 11 July 1942 above.)

WD AG Memo 40-7-43, 11 Feb 43, sub: Summary of immunization requirements for overseas duty.

22 January 1944

All personnel moving to the Southwest Pacific area.

WD AG Ltr (12 Jan 44) OB-S-SPMOT-M, 22 Jan 44, sub: Vaccination of personnel moving to Southwest Pacific area. AG: 720.3.

9 November 1944

Personnel stationed in or traveling through Asia, Europe (including the British Isles), mountainous regions of Central and South America (including Mexico but excepting Panama), Alaska, the southwest Pacific, and certain islands in the South Pacific.

TB MED 114, 9 Nov 44.

20 November 1944

Military personnel moving to Pacific Ocean Areas and civilian personnel with destination within the Pacific Ocean Areas, west of the Hawaiian Islands.

WD AG Ltr (14 Nov 44) OB-S-E-SPMOT-M, 20 Nov 44, sub: Immunization of troops moving overseas. AG: 720.3.

1 February 1945

Personnel moving to destination Pacific Oceans Areas, west of 150 E. longitude (amendment to letter of 20 November 1944 above).

WD AG Ltr (29 Jan 45) OB-S-E-SPMOT-M, 1 Feb 45, sub: Amendment No. 2 to letter 20 Nov 44. AG: 720.3.

19 May 1945

Military personnel moving to Pacific Ocean Areas and to the Southwest Pacific; civilian personnel moving to these areas when the destination is west of the Hawaiian group and north of Australia.

WD AG Ltr (16 May 45) OB-S-E-SPMOT-M, 19 May 45, sub: Immunization for troops moving overseas. AG: 720.3.


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