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4th division admitted affected aged Alexandria apartments appeared Appendix arrived attacked attacked by cholera August British steamer building Casal causes child circumstance cities communication condition Counterguard creek deaths diarrhea died direct disease distance division dwellings existed fact families fatal favourable feet female fever five floor Floriana former four frequent Giuseppe Gozo greater ground habitations Harbour increasing individuals infected INFLUENCE inhabitants instances islands July June landed latter Lazaretto less living localities lower Malta manifested military Misida morning mortality namely NATURE noticed occasions occurred Office Ospizio passengers patients period persons Plague Hospital population pratique quarantine quarter Rabato regard remained reported Rhone rooms Safi seems seen seized with cholera Sexes showing side situated steamer Strada streets Table took transmission upper upwards Valletta ventilated villages virus visited woman Wyvern yard Zeitun Zurrico
Page 16 - The remote cause of this disease is unquestionably a poison; for at no period has a person in good health in this or any other country been known to become in a few minutes shrivelled up; his whole body to be of an icy coldness ; his face and extremities to turn purple, and, with or without vomiting of a peculiar fluid like ricewater, to die in a few hours, except under the influence of a poison.
Page 7 - . .. that is to say 5 under five years of age, 23 between five and seventy and 17 of seventy and upwards', (p.6). 5 Ohio, ibid, adds further on 'The mortality among children of the lower classes is mainly due to want of care. If these children had the benefit of better care in sickness, the rate of mortality in the absence of the eruptive diseases which occasionally visit these islands, would be much reduced*.
Page 17 - ... serait sage de les détruire par le feu. » Mieux vaudrait arrêter le fléau plus près de sa source ; et si cela ne se peut, c'est au moins à nos frontières qu'il faudrait lui barrer le passage par un système de mesures internationales bien entendues. « Le choléra, dit le docteur Aubert Roche, importé en Egypte, étant passé en France et en Europe, la vie et les intérêts européens étant atteints non-seulement en Egypte, mais en Europe, la France et l'Europe doivent prendre ou imposer...