Genesis of the Anti-Plague System: The Tsarist Period

@article{Melikishvili2006GenesisOT,
  title={Genesis of the Anti-Plague System: The Tsarist Period},
  author={Alexander Melikishvili},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={19 - 31}
}
  • Alexander Melikishvili
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology
  • Although the anti-plague system of the former Soviet Union developed fully during the Soviet era, its foundations were laid long before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. This article traces the evolution of the anti-plague measures from imposition of temporary quarantine in affected areas to the creation of the standard response system and the establishment of permanent anti-plague organizations. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate that by the end of the nineteenth century and the… CONTINUE READING
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