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Report on cholera in Europe and India

Shakespeare, Edward O.

Report on cholera in Europe and India

by Shakespeare, Edward O.

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cholera -- epidemiology -- Europe,
  • Cholera -- epidemiology -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Signature: C.H. Wheeler, Oct. 1892.

    Statementby Edward O. Shakespeare.
    ContributionsWheeler, C. H.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 945 p. :
    Number of Pages945
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21713376M
    LC Control Number61009835
    OCLC/WorldCa6075965

    The gaol population of India, amounting to an annual SANITARY REPORT OF INDIA FOR average strength of over ,, shows an increased sickness 1 and mortality. Influenza, malaria, and cholera were preva- t lent, and the mortality from dysentery was much increased. At the turn of the century, the sixth pandemic killed more than , in India before moving into the Middle East, northern Africa, Russia and parts of Europe. By , cholera had receded from.

      In , cholera flared up again in India, and by it began appearing in Russia and heading west toward Europe and the Middle East, finally reaching North America in via Quebec, Montreal and New York. tional cholera epidemic that lasted from to , the fear of cholera was intense in North America, particularly in Toronto. Cholera had been raging in the Middle East, India, and Europe, and in Russia alone there were an estimated , deaths, but the disease had yet to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

    Yet another deadly epidemic of 19th century India was Cholera. Even though references to Cholera occurs in ancient medical works of Hindus, Arabs, Chinese, Greeks, and Romans from the fourth century BCE, the disease acquired a whole new status in the nineteenth century, when a total of five Cholera pandemics claimed the lives of millions across.   Suspected hog cholera has killed at least a dozen pigs across two districts of Meghalaya. This coincided with the death of more than 2, pigs in .


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Pandemics. The first cholera pandemic occurred in the Bengal region of India, near Calcutta starting in through The disease dispersed from India to Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Eastern Africa through trade routes.

The second pandemic lasted from to and particularly affected North America and Europe due to the result of advancements in transportation and. Report on cholera in Europe and India. (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Report on cholera in Europe and India. The sixth cholera pandemic (–) largely didn’t affect western Europe and North America due to advances in public health and sanitation. But the disease still ravaged India, Russia, the. 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 : Vibrio cholerae spread by fecal-oral route.

Number of reported cholera cases Situation. In38 countries reported a total of cases. Cases were reported from all regions, including 17 countries in Africa, 12 in Asia, 4 in Europe, 4 in the Americas, and 1 in Oceania.

In the book the authors write: ‘Ina cholera pandemic started in the Ganga delta in India and, despite the absence of commercial air travel, rapidly spread through Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. This was the third cholera pandemic and it killed at least 1 million people before petering out in the s.

In his book Plagues and Peoples, the historian William Hardy McNeill describes how the British army carried cholera overland into Nepal and Afghanistan, while British navy and.

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).

The second cholera pandemic began in India in The disease arrived in Russia in and continued on to western Europe, making its first appearance in England in The next year it arrived in the Western Hemisphere, striking southern Canada.

This book will become the standard account of the way diseases—arising through chance, through reckless environmental change engineered by man, or through a combination of each—were interpreted in Western Europe and in the colonized world, and offers an interesting historical perspective for a world dealing with the spread of COVIDReviews: 7.

The extension of cholera into Europe during the second (– ) and third 96 Cholera: First through Third Pandemics pandemics (– ) left. Overwhelmingly, its victims were recent immigrants and the poor, as much as with cholera or any other disease of nineteenth-century America or Europe, and consequently cholera was known in the U.S.

as the ‘Strangers’ Disease’. 67 In7, of the 8–11, victims at New Orleans were recent immigrants, in the main the poor Irish. The largest cholera outbreak reported in Nepal, with more t people affected, was in Jajarkot district in Tragically, more than people lost their lives.

More recently, during the monsoon, a cholera outbreak was reported in Rautahat in the Terai region adjoining northern states (Bihar and Uttar Pradesh) of India. Cholera, an acute infection of the small intestine caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and characterized by extreme diarrhea with rapid and severe depletion of body fluids and salts.

Cholera has often risen to epidemic proportions in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, particularly in India and the past two centuries, seven pandemics (global epidemics) of cholera have carried.

In Madras Presidency [1] inmortality due to cholera was around nearlydeaths and as per the data available arounddeaths were reported till in all over India. However. A total of 1, cases and deaths due to cholera in the Americas were reported by (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, ).

In non-O1 cholera was detected for the first time from the Bug River (freshwater) in Poland and Hong Kong has recently reported two outbreaks of cholera (Lee et al., ). Although cholera first spread from India to other parts of the globe inreaching Japan init took another decade to reach Western Europe and North America.

Most historians and epidemiologists concur that marked the beginning of seven cholera pandemics, the. "A thoroughly engrossing exploration of the transformative role of Iran's encounter with cholera in shaping European imperial rivalries, Iranian conceptions of governance, and the cultural politics of medicine.

Richly researched and boldly argued, this is a compelling study of the making of sanitary modernity at the intersection of Europe and Reviews: 7. Cholera began spreading from India throughout the West in the early s with more global trade and travel by ships, he explained, with cases cropping up from Russia and Western Europe.

A report by J. Taylor (Director, CRI) in summarized all the cholera research in the inter-War period. He sought to reiterate the other important nineteenth-century link, between cholera and water, or ‘Bengal waters’ as it often referred to (Taylor ). Cholera is a bacterial infection caused by drinking contaminated water or consuming contaminated food.

(Photo: Representation Image) Over the past week, seven cholera and gastroenteritis cases have been reported from Bengaluru raising concerns about the safety of drinking water. Except for one case inno cholera case has been reported in the city in the past few .Every hundred years, there seems to be a great pandemic, plaguecholera epidemic and Spanish flu The pandemic Corona seems to follow the similar pattern like it took place before.

In the era of chemical and bio weapon it is a common nature of people to believe in conspiracy theory. In the 19th century it spread from India to Asia, Europe and Africa because of trade and international travel.

Surveillance to promptly detect and report cholera cases.