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"A sneaky, cowardly enemy": Tampa's yellow fever epidemic of 1887-88.

@article{Barker1986ASC,
  title={"A sneaky, cowardly enemy": Tampa's yellow fever epidemic of 1887-88.},
  author={Edmund Henry Barker},
  journal={Tampa Bay history},
  year={1986},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={
          4-22
        }
}
  • E. Barker
  • Published 1986
  • Medicine
  • Tampa Bay history
Florida’s mild, sub-tropical climate has long received praise as delightful and healthful. However, it also fostered tuberculosis, malaria, and other endemic tropical diseases, for which there was no known cure in the nineteenth century. Periodic visitations of dreaded epidemic diseases added to the health hazard. Indeed, prior to the twentieth century, certain diseases affected the pattern of Florida’s development. 
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