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"Lectures: sporadic and epidemic cholera"

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London Medical Gazette
(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).

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