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The Outbreak of Scarlatina at Marylebone—Res-Restoration of the Color of Hair by Phosphorized Codliver Oil.
Some time ago attention was called to the circumstances which attended a remarkable outbreak of scarlet fever in the Marylebone district of London. The mystery surrounding the epidemic in question was of a profound nature. The ordinary sources of infection were proved to be inoperative. The presence of scarlet fever in the occupants of dairies from which the milk of the infected families was derived was shown to be a theory utterly unsupported by facts. There was in short no signs or trace of infection in so far as regarded the milk supply or its human environments. Yet, that the disease had spread from milk, and in particular from the milk drawn from one farm at Hendon, seemed to be a hypothesis suggested and supported by the facts of the case. Accordingly Mr. W. H.
M. GO. LETTER FROM LONDON. JAMA. 1886;VII(15):417–418. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250100053009
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