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The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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A medical sketch of the Synochus maligna, or malignant contagious fever :  as appeared in the city of Philadelphia : to which is added some account of the morbid appearances observed after death, on dissection : with an appendix containing a short chemical analysis of the black matter ejected from the stomach, in the last stage of the yellow fever, with its dissimilarity to putrid bile, and its effects when applied to the healthy system   / by Isaac Cathrall.
Malignant contagious fever
Cathrall, Isaac, 1764-1819, creator
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Countway Medicine
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Printed by R. Folwell
vi [i.e., viii], 94 p. ; 23 cm.

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Philadelphia ;  Yellow fever -- Early works to 1800 ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800 ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century ;  Yellow Fever ;  United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Medical Education and Practice

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Error in paging: p. viii misnumbered vi.
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  Harvard medicine preservation microfilm project ; 01755
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  Early American imprints. no. 30171

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