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December 23, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XXI(26):985. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420780033006

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Cholera is still prevailing at Constantinople, and the expert who was sent from Paris at the request of the Sultan to assist in controlling the epidemic has died. Deaths still occur in the Island of Teneriffe. This outbreak was caused by the Italian steamer that had cholera on board and was not allowed to land at Rio Janeiro. Upon her return she stopped at the Island for water and provisions. What recompense can this steamship company make to these unfortunate people? More care should have been taken at Genoa before the steamer started. Salonica in Spain is the latest point where cholera is reported.

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