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August 19, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(8):283-285. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420600033009

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During the month of April the situation in regard to the introduction of cholera into this country looked quite threatening; in the months of May and June there seemed to be a lull in Europe, but July there was a marked increase in the number of cases and deaths, and also of infected places. This was simply following the history of all epidemics and pandemics of cholera, and it was to be expected that a recrudesence of the disease would occur with the advent of high temperature in many localities. This obtains especially with regard to Russia and France. While the fatality is not so great as it was last year, still in some localities in Russia the mortality is very high. The figures given by cablegram from London for last week are as follows: Podolia 484 cases, 175 deaths; Orel, 327 cases, 110 deaths; Don region, 354 cases,

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