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—Since the cholera epidemic in Egypt is steadily declining, and the fears of an immediate invasion of Europe, somewhat allayed the English government officials, as well as the newspapers and medical periodicals, begin to manifest some irritation at the severe criticisms and accusations that have been freely indulged in by the press on the Continent and especially by that of France. The main charge of having needlessly permitted the introduction of the disease into Egypt from India rather than interfere with her commerce, is explicitly denied by the proper officers of the English government, and repelled with much indignation by some part of the English press. Our advice is that all parties preserve their dignity by holding their temper in subjection, until the numerous scientific and sanitary commissions supposed to be dilligently engaged in the investigation of the origin and nature of the scourge, shall have made their reports. Possibly
Cholera. JAMA. 1883;I(10):312. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390100024005
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