“Cholera and Copper”


WITH reference to the letter on the above subject in this week's NATURE, it is quite true that the last visitation of cholera was especially severe here, yet in no single instance was a worker in the copper works of the neighbourhood attacked. It is the common boast of the copper-men that, although they lost many members of their family, living in the same house, by the dread disease, yet neither in the last visitation nor the previous ones was there a copper-man, i.e. a man working at a furnace, attacked.

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TERRILL, W. “Cholera and Copper”. Nature 28, 462 (1883). https://doi.org/10.1038/028462a0

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