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A Contribution to the Aetiology of Plague

  • J. Ashburton Thompson (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 May 2009

The subject of the following remarks is the mode of spread of bubonic plague in epidemic form as deduced from observations made during the outbreak at Sydney. The nature of the disease, and the whole of the circumstances which accompanied its appearance, having been described at length in my official report, only those points which have a direct bearing on the subject just defined are here mentioned; but a brief preliminary statement of certain local conditions is necessary.

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