National Geographic : 1991 May
epidemiologists but also on their joint efforts with health-care administrators, community health care workers, and educators. And I was dismayed that there was no mention of the community hardest hit by AIDS. Many of the successes in fighting the epidemic have come from the gay community, which has educated itself about health care, living, and dying. The AIDS memorial quilt (pages 138-9) is a powerful exam ple of those efforts. CYNTHIA M. BAUERLE Eugene, Oregon Page 134 shows an entomologist with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sucking mosquitoes into what you call a "hand-powered vacuum." In fact, this is a 1976-vintage Black and Decker cord less spot vac, powered by rechargeable batteries. It is the forerunner of the Dustbuster cordless vac, for which I hold the original design patent. This nontraditional use is equally effective around the house for flies, wasps, bees, and other unidentified flying objects. CARROLL M. GANTZ CarnegieMellon University Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania While efforts to find a vaccine for humans con tinue, the prevention of Lyme disease has experi enced a major breakthrough with the introduction of a vaccine for dogs. Since its introduction in July AMRIAN CLASSIC models, featuring two-plus-two bucket seats and a rear bench seat. And to help keep your backseat passengers safe, new rear lap and shoulder belts are standard. New Child Safety Lock. You'll also find a redesigned instrument panel that puts driving and radio controls within easy reach. While the new driver con trolled Child Guard sliding door lock keeps your lit tlest passengers from unlocking the door from the inside. The new 1991 Dodge Caravan. An American classic, redefined. The only mini- van you can buy that offers all these important safety features. The only minivan with 7/70 pow ertrain protection. And one of the best ways we know to move your family from here to there. And safely back home again. Welcome Home, America. Advantage: Dodge. l *Provides added safety protection only when seat belt is worn. tSee this limited warranty and its restrictions at your dealer. BUY OR LEASE AT YOUR DODGE DEALER. Buckle upfor safety.