Cholera in Quebec in 1849

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Author/collaborator
Title
Cholera in Quebec in 1849
Abstract
During the 1849 outbreak of cholera in Quebec City, 1,185 inhabitants of the city died from the disease. Immigrants, mostly from Ireland, brought the disease with them to Quebec, while the city's lack of proper sewage disposal and clean water supply helped spread the disease.
Publication
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Volume
Vol. 71
Issue
no. 3
Pages
288-296
Date
September 1954
Language
en
URL
Citation
LeBlond, Sylvio. “Cholera in Quebec in 1849.” Canadian Medical Association Journal Vol. 71, no. 3 (September 1954): 288–296. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1825155/.
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