Asian cholera

Asian cholera

An obsolete, nonspecific term for endemic or epidemic cholera occurring in Asia.
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When the second pandemic of Asian cholera reached London in the autumn of 1848, John Snow's understanding of respiratory physiology led him to question the predominant theories about the transmission of this lethal disease.
It's not just that few cholera studies had been made relating to Italy, but there seems to have been considerable disagreement on the importance of these frequent European visitations of Asian cholera.
Reflect for a moment on the death along the way of 10,000 of them, including many children, from Asian cholera, malnutrition, and other scourges, and their burial in hastily dug graves.
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