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"Diffusion of cholera by fomites"

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London Medical Gazette
(2 February 1849): 199-202

PDF from photocopy, courtesy of the Taubman Medical Library, University of Michigan.

Editors dispute the Board of Health pronouncement "that the cholera is not communicable under any circumstances whatever from man to man . . ." (199).

The Editors present evidence of "the diffusion of cholera by articles of clothing [fomites]" and recommend "the introduction of proper means for disinfection in all establishments where the disease prevails" (199).

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