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July 19, 1884

The Cholera. Its Progress in France.

JAMA. 1884;III(3):72. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390520016003

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A cablegram from the U. S. Consul at Marseilles to Secretary Frelinghuysen under date July 10, gives the most reliable information at our command as to the progress of the epidemic during the last week. It says: " The situation at Toulon is unchanged — 14 to 17 deaths daily from cholera. Marseilles is worse. The deaths since Friday, inclusive, are seven, eleven, fifteen, twenty-five, twenty-three, twenty-three. Last night, July 10, twenty-two in twelve hours." Under date July 11, thirty-one deaths are reported at Marseilles up to noon of that day. A dispatch dated July 13, states that up to 9 P. M. there had been 57 deaths in Marseilles and 36 in Toulon during the preceding 24 hours.

Few cases have as yet occurred outside of these cities. Two cases were reported, July 10, at Transylvania, three at Port Mahon in Minorca, and one at Nimes in France. There is

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