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Remarks on M. Pettenkofer"s views on cholera in India

by John Murray

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Published by British Medical Association?] in [London? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy John Murray
SeriesBritish medical journal. (March 1st, 1873)
ContributionsLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination7 p.;
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Open LibraryOL25659625M

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REMARKS ON M. PETTENKOFER'S VIEWS ON CHOLERA IN INDIA. BY J O H N M U R RAY, M.D., Inspector-General of itals. I HAvE had an opportunityof seeing a translation, by Dr. Cunlugham, of Professor Max von Pettenkofer's last book, "aOn the Diffusion of Cholera it Ifkdia", in the Catcuta Annals of MedicalS&ixcse, No.

Other than India, cholera is also spreading in many other African countries. Somalia, the worst- hit, has recorded around deaths and more t people exposed to the disease. The number is being expected to double itself by next summer. The situation there is only getting worse as 13 out of Somalia’s 18 regions are now affected by.

The Lancet REMARKS ON THE CHOLERA MORBUS. Alpha M.D. IN my last article* I adverted to the opinion forwarded to his Majesty's Council on the 9th of June last from the College of Physi- cians, in which the cholera, now so preva- lent in many parts of Europe, was declared to be communicable from person to person.

The Lancet REMARKS ON THE CHOLERA MORBUS. Alpha M.D. (Concluded from page ) IT need scarcely be said how much it be- hooves all medical men to keep in view the subject of the wide-spreading cholera, and not to suffer themselves to be led from an attentive consideration of all that apper- tains to it, by the great political questions which at present convulse the whole.

Population-based cholera incidence rates were obtained from the Diseases of the Most Impoverished (DOMI) cholera surveillance program in Kolkata, India, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Beira, Mozambique.

These incidence rates were used after a literature review performed to find updated population-based incidence rates for cholera found no recent. Cholera Books Showing of 36 The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World (Hardcover).

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Page 71 - I by no means deny," says PettenkofFer, " the transmissibility of cholera by means of man coming from an infected place. In India, most outbreaks are believed to be associated with inadequate water supply. However, cholera has also been linked with washing of clothes. Background and Methods Cholera remains a significant threat to global public health with an estimateddeaths per year.

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions are frequently employed to control outbreaks though evidence regarding their effectiveness is often missing.

This paper presents a systematic literature review investigating. Bycholera cases had dissipated throughout much of the world, except India—it killed more than half a million people in India in both and READ MORE: How 5 of History's Worst.

Ancient Disease Of Cholera Keeps Spreading: Goats and Soda In theory no one should die of cholera. people die each year from the disease, which is surging at a historic pace in Yemen. Cholera - Medical Maps: India.

Illustrated In: Shakespeare, E.O. Report on cholera in Europe and India (Washington, ) NLM Unique ID: r See the LocatorPlus catalog record Image A from Images from the History of Medicine (IHM). CHOLERA AND COLONIALISM IN BRITISH INDIA* I Cholera, it has been said, was the "classic epidemic disease of the nineteenth century".' Demographically far less destructive than the Black Death with which it was frequently compared, cholera had, none the less, a profound effect on society on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Bengal famine of was the only one in modern Indian history not to occur as a result of serious drought, according to a study. Cholera outbreak hits war-torn Yemen: UNICEF. Press Trust of India | October 8, AM IST. War-torn Yemen is suffering from a cholera outbreak, the UN's children agency and the World Health.

Author Summary The global burden of cholera is largely unknown because the majority of cases are not reported. The low reporting can be attributed to limited capacity of epidemiological surveillance and laboratories, as well as social, political, and economic disincentives for reporting.

We previously estimated million cases deaths annually due to cholera. Cholera - Cholera - Cholera through history: The recorded history of cholera is relatively short and remarkable.

Although the ancient Greek physicians Hippocrates (5th–4th century bce) and Galen (2nd–3rd century ce) referred to an illness that may well have been cholera, and there are numerous hints that a cholera-like malady has been well known in the fertile delta plains of.

Cholera - Cholera - Scientific investigation of the seventh pandemic: Scientists investigating the seventh pandemic have traced the origin of modern V.

cholerae isolates to the Bay of Bengal and a common El Tor ancestor whose existence was dated to – Since then, three separate, though at times overlapping, intercontinental waves of cholera have emerged from the Bay of .The history of cholera in India from to being a descriptive and statistical account of the disease and mainly in illustration of the relation between cholera activity and climatic conditions by Bellew, H.

W. (Henry Walter), ; .Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Symptoms may range from none, to mild, to severe. The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days.

Vomiting and muscle cramps may also occur. Diarrhea can be so severe that it leads within hours to severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.