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April 2, 1887

Cholera in South America.

JAMA. 1887;VIII(14):380. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391390016006

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Abstract

—From the Weekly Abstract of Sanitary Reports, from the office of the Supervising Surgeon-General of Marine Hospital Service, dated March 24, we learn that the latest dates from Buenos Ayres, Feb. 5, represent the prevalence of the cholera as decidedly diminishing throughout the Argentine Republic, with a prospect of its early disappearance from that country. But in Santiago and the departments of Aconcagua, Andes and Quillota of Chili the disease continues active and fatal, particularly among the poorer classes of the people.

Died, at Mt. Vernon, Ohio, March 22, 1887, John W. Russell, M.D., one of the oldest and most highly respected physicians of that part of the State. He had been an honored member of the American Medical Association since 1860, and was one of those who crossed the mountains to attend the annual meeting of the Association in San Francisco in 1871. He was born in Caanan, Litchfield

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