Medicine: Cholera in the Philippines

An outbreak of cholera in the Island of Bantayan, 300 mi. southeast of Manila, is causing uneasiness throughout the entire Philippine Archipelago. Governor General Dwight Filley Davis returned last week from a tour of the infested district, assured his fellow citizens the plague was under control. Robert Hart, chief quarantine officer of Manila, declared that city was quite safe. But it was learned the disease had spread from Bantayan to the neighboring islands of Cebu and Masbate despite a strict government quarantine which has stopped practically all commerce within the affected...

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