Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Fast Facts:

Fast Facts:
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Opened: May 1, 1909. A 260-bed building opened in 1978.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Patients: More than 14,000 admitted a year. Beds accommodate 250. The outpatient treatment facilities serve thousands a day.
Named after: Army Maj. Walter Reed, a medical research pioneer who discovered early in the 1900s that mosquitoes transmit yellow fever.
Source: www.wramc.amedd. army.mil/



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