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History of Asiatic cholera in the United States

H. J. Sears

History of Asiatic cholera in the United States

by H. J. Sears

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Published by s.n.] in [Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cholera -- history -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Read before the University of Oregon Medical School Medical History Club, May 16, 1923.

    Statementby H.J. Sears.
    ContributionsUniversity of Oregon. Medical School. Medical History Club.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14743919M

    Several basic themes emerge from a survey of the history and law of quarantine in the United States. First, involuntary measures to control disease have a long history in North America. Colonies and, later, states have imposed such measures since the beginning of American history, though they have become less frequent as modern hygiene and.   The leading Jacksonian newspaper, the Washington Globe, accused the Bank of the United States—whose recharter bill Jackson had recently vetoed—for interfering in the election by financing opposition campaigners. The Bank was “showering its loans, its gold and bribes, with all the malignant devastation of the Asiatic Cholera.”.

      In , cholera broke out in New York City. At this point, people did not yet know how the disease was transmitted or where it came from. Yet stories quickly began to surface of “Asiatic.   WILLSHIRE – According to the account of Dr. J.W. Pearse, a Willshire physician, recorded in “The History of Ohio and Van Wert County,” a terri cholera .

    Surgeon-General's Office. Cholera epidemic of in the United States: reports prepared under the direction of the Surgeon-General of the Army [J.K. Barnes]. A. History of the cholera epidemic of in the United States / by Ely McClellan. B. History of the travels of Asiatic cholera / by John C. Peters and Ely McClellan. C. History of Outbreaks Timeline Story. DEATH TOLL. > 50, Location: United States During the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, 5, or more people were More. – > , Location: Asia, Europe The first cholera pandemic (–24), also known as the first Asiatic cholera pandemic or Asiatic cholera.


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History of Asiatic cholera in the United States by H. J. Sears Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cholera is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. The bacteria typically live in waters that are somewhat salty and. This marks the worst cholera outbreak in recent history, as well as the best documented cholera outbreak in modern public health.

Sadi Carnot, Physicist, a founder of thermodynamics (d. ) Charles X, King of France (d. ) James K. Polk, eleventh president of the United States (d. )Complications: Dehydration, electrolyte imbalance. The second cholera pandemic (–), also known as the Asiatic cholera pandemic, was a cholera pandemic that reached from India across western Asia to Europe, Great Britain, and the Americas, as well as east to China and Japan.

Cholera caused more deaths, more quickly, than any other epidemic disease in the 19th century. The medical community now believes cholera to be Bacteria strain: Vibrio cholerae. Asiatic cholera: [ kol´er-ah ] an acute infectious enteritis endemic and epidemic in Asia, caused by Vibrio cholerae, marked by severe diarrhea and vomiting, with extreme fluid and electrolyte depletion, and by muscle cramps and prostration.

Called also Asiatic cholera. Immunization and modern methods of sanitation have all but eliminated. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 3. As you well know, in many ways the s is a distant mirror of today. A time of promise but also unsettling social, political and technological changes, it, too, faced and survived its own pandemic: the Asiatic cholera, which appeared in the United States in The early history of Asiatic cholera in the United States Army is based upon the experience of the military forces with the disease when cholera pandemics originating in the endemic centers of the Far East invaded the North American Continent and gave rise to widespread epidemics within the United States on at least four different occasions in.

Cholera epidemics continued in the United States until the early s. As sanitation improved within the United States, including chlorination of water, the illness became less common. In modern nations, cholera cases are very rare. In developing countries, cholera remains a not-uncommon disease.

fever - United States spreading from the Schuylkill River - Asiatic cholera - United States (brought by English immigrants) cholera - New York City and other major cities. Blake PA, Allegra DT, Snyder JD, et al: Cholera a possible endemic focus in the United States.

N Engl J Med –, PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar. The success of homeopathic treatment continued with the later cholera epidemics. In the Hamburg epidemic ofallopathic mortality was 42%, homeopathic mortality was %.

During the s, there were several epidemics of Yellow Fever in the southern states. This disease was eventually found to be transmitted by mosquito. Jan. 12, Treasury department. Supervising surgeon's office.

Cholera epidemic of in the United States. The introduction of epidemic cholera through the agency of the mercantile marine: suggestions of measures of prevention. By John M.

Woodworth, M. D., supervising surgeon U. (Merchant) Marine hospital service. Washington, Govt. Print. Asiatic Cholera in America: The Deadly Consequences of Emancipation in the United States While medical historians have charted the history of this epidemic, these scholars have primarily focused on the cholera epidemic in New York City.

By August the danger from cholera had all but passed for Maysville and Lexington. That time. North America experienced other cholera outbreaks following the pandemic.

In fact, in July Maysville experienced cholera again, albeit lightly. The year witnessed another episode in the United States. Cholera epidemic of in the United States. The introduction of epidemic cholera through the agency of the mercantile marine: suggestions of measures of prevention.

By John M. Woodworth, M. D., supervising surgeon U. (Merchant) Marine hospital service. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., War department. Surgeon-general's office. Cholera. After ab people in Britain alone die in a cholera epidemic inNew York mandates in June that no ship can approach within yards of any dock if.

The city’s newspapers did not share her sanguinity: as the menace moved south from Quebec, the headlines read like montages in horror films as a monster crept toward the metropolis. 2 In the fast-growing city, the threat of Asiatic cholera provided a flashpoint for every sort of social anxiety, producing discourses involving class and.

Lecture 9 - Asiatic Cholera (I): Personal Reflections Overview. Professor Snowden describes the historical detective work that went into the research and writing of Naples in the Time of Cholera, his study of the and epidemics of Asiatic cholera that struck Italy. The latter epidemic is of particular interest, because the official historiography of the disease has long confined its.

As Charles E. Rosenberg’s hugely influential work “The Cholera Years” () noted, when Asiatic cholera first made its appearance in the United States, in“Medical opinion was. The introduction of epidemic cholera through the agency of the Mercantile Marine / by John M.

Woodworth -- Reports prepared under the direction of the surgeon-general of the Army. History of the cholera epidemic of in the United States / by Ely McClellan. History of the travels of Asiatic cholera / by John C.

Peters and Ely McClellan. Cholera is a frightening disease. Victims are wracked by stomach cramps and suffer intense diarrhoea. Death can come within hours. Though now seeming a distant memory in Europe, which suffered several epidemics in the 19th century before John Snow identified the link with water, cholera is still a serious threat in many parts of the world--Zimbabwe is a recent s: 5.of Asiatic Cholera into the United States in and Type II or "Mixed" Disease Diffusion Model: the Migration of Asiatic Cholera into the United States in and The Mixed Contagious and Hierarchical Diffusion Behavior of an Iceland Measles Epidemic.

Excerpt from A History of Asiatic Cholera I feel sure that it must be my own fault if the details given in the following work are not sufficiently attractive to interest the public for the subject I have taken in hand is nothing less than an account of a controllable disease which has within the last fifty years burst forth from British India; and destroyed on each occasion millions of human Author: Nottidge Charles Macnamara.