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Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

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Title
An interesting account of the plague, yellow fever, &c. as they have prevailed in different countries / printed at the request of the Boston Board of Health.
Name/Creator
Boston (Mass.), Board of Health (1799-1822)
Louisiana, Legislature.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1264781 
Location
Houghton

Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Boston [Mass.]
Publisher
Printed and sold by James Loring, James Loring, no. 2, Cornhill
Language
English
Description
24 p. ; 25 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
WZ 270 I612 1820
Subject
Yellow Fever ;  Plague ;  Plague -- Transmission ;  Yellow Fever -- Transmission ;  Quarantine -- Law and legislation ;  Plague ;  Yellow fever ;  Quarantine

Category
Colonialism and International Medicine

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Regulation and Legislation

Quarantine

Public Health, 1800-1899

Plague

Note
"Health Office, Boston, April 24, 1820 ... Communication ... having been made to this Board in the form of an Address to the Legislature of Louisiana ... the Board ... Voted, That the ... Communication ... be committed ... for printing": p. [2].


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