Medicine: Typhoid in a Mad House

The insane asylum which segregates 2,350 befuddled souls at Cleveland is a drab assembly of dirty grey buildings surrounded by dirty grey walls, stark iron fences. There is, however, a queerly attractive serenity about the place. The violently insane are locked in steel-barred cells. The asylum's grounds are so spacious that no clamor is audible outside the fences.

Last week that placid asylum turned into a bedlam. Typhoid fever had appeared. Six inmates died, 125 others were stricken. Doctors and nurses worked night & day. Except for distinction of uniforms and clothes it became...

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