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Emilio Ribas

Emilio Marcondes Ribas, Brazilian hygienist (Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo State 11 April 1862 – São Paulo 19 December 1925)
 
 
Authored notable works about alastrim and smallpox
 

Distinguished alastrim or variola minor from variola major or smallpox

A propósito do alastrim. Rev. Med. S. Paulo 14(16):, 1911
 
Authored many clinical studies and therapeutic methods employed in leprosy treatment
 
 

HONORS  

Invited by Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (U.K.) to give lecture about his successful means employed against yellow fever in Brazil (1909) 
 
Invited by French Government to participate in a medical mission against yellow fever in Martinique
 

Ribas-Torres disease (variola minor or alastrim)