An account of the late epidemic ague

particularly as it appeared in the neighbourhood of Bridgnorth in Shropshire, in the year 1784 ... to which are added, some observations on a dysentery that prevailed at the same time by William Coley

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  On 16 November, they were both noted as being away from London on account of the ongoing infection, and on 25 November, it was noted that, ‘the King will keep Christmas at Windsor if it please God to save it from the sickness’. 59 While the college may have put regulations in place, the vagaries of epidemic disease meant that they were. Hamilton, an early settler who survived, left this account of the epidemic’s torment: [Of] the fever and ague, intermitent feavor and other malarial diseases, the fever and ague was the worst and acted pecular. I was struck with it seven Sundays in succession. Would not have it durig the week. The act at work kep it of[f].Cited by: 3. The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready? The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Sir John Coke records on October 18th, , that fewer than one in ten of those affected seemed to die of the disease, and that the plague seemed 'changed into an ague'. The so-called Great Plague started in London in June, when Bartholomew Fair was cancelled.

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In two successive years of the 17th century London suffered two terrible disasters. In the spring and summer of an outbreak of Bubonic Plague spread from parish to parish until thousands had died and the huge pits dug to receive the bodies were full.

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The work of enrolment was all the more difficult for the consuls, because the pestilence which the year before had attacked the cattle had now turned into an epidemic, and those who fell victims to it seldom survived the seventh day; those who did survive were subject to a long and tedious illness, which generally took the form of a quartidian.epidemic disease that was responsible for most of the illness was, in his view, an "imperfect tertian," which he ascribed to climatic conditions, rather than contagion.3 In his narrative account of the war, Clinton traced the epidemic to the landing at New York, in late August, of 3, recruits from Britain.

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