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César Guerreiro

Born 1885
Died 1949

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Brazilian medical researcher, born August 22, 1885, Belém, in the state of Pará; died May 1949, Rio de Janeiro.

Biography of César Guerreiro

From 1916 César Guerreiro worked in the Section of Bacteriological Diagnosis and Combat to Epizootic Diseases, at the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Industry and Trade. The following year he became a researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Institute.

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