Catherine Lemagre Quotes

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In The book An American Plague Chapter 2 All Was Not Right there are a lot of reasons on why we can tell it is not all right. Catherine LeMaigre was dying, The doctors discovered what was going around. First, “ On Monday, August 19 it was clear that thirtythree year old Catherine LeMaigre was dying and dying horribly and painfully”. She felt that her stomach was going to explode. Her husband called in two neighborhood doctors. Doctor Hugh Hodge and Doctor John Foulke. “ They gave her cool drinks of barley water and apple water to reduce the fever, and red wine with lanthanum to help her rest”. They said nothing work and her condition worsened. Next, The two doctors called in doctor Benjamin Rush. Rush was told the symptoms and told the to

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