The Progress of the World
Regular Feature, Editorial, News-Commentary
Imperialism, Disease, Sanitation
Reports the successful completion of the British expedition to Coomassie in West Africa, but advises that it 'would be well if Mr. Chamberlain could devise some method of overcoming the malaria of the West Coast as expeditiously as he has overwhelmed the opposition of King Prempeh. Every precaution was taken to guard the expedition against the attack of fever, but, notwithstanding the employment of all the resources of modern sanitary science, the fell disease smote more than one member of the expedition' (112).
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