"Lectures: sporadic and epidemic cholera"
(15 April 1842): 113-20
PDF [missing page 113] from photocopy, courtesy of the Taubman Medical Library, University of Michigan.
Several excerpts follow:
"My own creed respecting the cholera is, that it was contagious, in the limited sense already explained; but that its contagious power was not very great: . . . At the same time I believe that a great majority of the cases of cholera were not attributable to direct contagion, but to the poison diffused through the atmosphere."
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We are quite sure that certain circumstances exercised a strong predisposing influence upon the human body, . . ." (118).