Review of Reviews, 2 (1890), 209–16.
The Progress of the World
Regular Feature, Editorial, News-Commentary
Disease, Public Health, Sanitation
Reports that 'cholera, that beneficent sanitary inspector of the universe, is on his rounds again'. The water-born disease 'probably does more for the sanitation of the world than all the other diseases put together' (213), for it is only during a cholera outbreak that there occurs 'a sudden awakening of the public conscience' over the need for public health legislation (214).
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