The Progress and Diffusion of Plague, Cholera and Yellow Fever Throughout the World, 1914-1917 (Classic Reprint)

The Progress and Diffusion of Plague, Cholera and Yellow Fever Throughout the World, 1914-1917 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Progress and Diffusion of Plague, Cholera and Yellow Fever Throughout the World, 1914-1917 Though Dr. Bruce Low's report deals only with Plague, Cholera, and Yellow Fever, it must not be forgotten that these three scourges are not the only diseases calling for grave con sideration. Malaria, for example, is probably responsible for more invalidism, inefficiency and sickness than all other causes of tropical morbidity put together. Then the dysenteries, diarrhoeas, fevers of the typhoid group, smallpox and other 'exanthemata, typhus and relapsing fevers, such debilitating conditions as those produced. By hookworm infestation, tuber culosis in its various forms, leprosy, venereal diseases, and many others, all present problems Of paramount importance thatdaily call for the careful consideration which they receive in various parts of the British Empire. An annual record of the progress and diffusion of all these conditions, interesting and informing as it might well be, would be a task Of such huge proportions as to make its undertaking impracticable. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 404g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243153309
  • 9780243153305