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August 26, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(9):316. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420610028007

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The intense heat that has prevailed in Europe during the past week has caused an increase of cases of cholera, and its spread to hitherto uninfected localities. There are now twenty-six districts infected in Russia, and within the last week there has been a decided increase of cases in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The official report for the week past, shows a total of 2,372 cases and 951 deaths. The express train service between Russia and Bulgaria, Turkey and Servia has been suspended. Express trains now run between Belgrade and Paris only. In France there has also been an increase and a marked tendency to spread to the interior from the south. There has also been an increase at Naples, and the disease has spread to Salmona,Campobella and other villages in Italy. So far but few cases have been found in Spain. The Austrian Government is charged with concealing cases,

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