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[Second] Statistical report on the Edinburgh epidemic fever of 1843-44

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Published by [publisher not identified] in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from North J. Med., Feb. 1845.

Statement[Andrew Halliday Douglas]
The Physical Object
Pagination12 pages ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26481311M

This report provides a preliminary summary of the investigation of this outbreak by the Skagit County and Washington State departments of health. Based on interviews of attendees, 17 (%) of these persons developed an illness that met the case definition for probable or confirmed typhoid fever*.


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