Copper and Cholera


NEED we go to Sweden to test the theory that copper is a preservative against cholera? The year before the 1865 epidemic I travelled by train past Swansea, and my attention was called to the utter want of verdure in the surrounding country, due, I was told, to the copper fumes.

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JENKINS, B. Copper and Cholera. Nature 28, 437 (1883).

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