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Causes Of Yellow Fever In Philadelphia

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The epidemic of yellow fever crept over Philadelphia like a rat does through the sewer. The city of Philadelphia was suffering from yellow fever and it was up to the Philadelphia doctors and the French doctors to cure it. The victims of the yellow fever we're counting on both the French and the Philadelphia doctors to cure the fever. The epidemic had its major break out in Philadelphia summer 1973. The fever was caused by a mosquito that had bitten a yellow fever victim and transferred their blood to you. The fever was brought into Philadelphia by foreign refugees. Between 2,000-5,000 people died from the yellow fever in Philadelphia. Philadelphia doctors and the French had one major thing in common they had no idea how to treat
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