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Yellow Fever, Folklore, Science and Management

In 1793, the city of Philadelphia was terrorized by an epidemic of Yellow Fever. ¬†The disease ravaged the city, killing about 5,000 people, approximately 10% of the population. ¬†Although the disease had been seen in the Americas as early as the… Read more

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