The Yellow Fever Summary

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The reader knows that all was not right in the city because Jim talks about how they had influxes of pigeons and the drought or heat may have been the cause of the fevers. On page 11 in the first paragraph it talks about Catherine LeMaigre and how she was becoming sick. “It was clear that thirty-three-year-old Catherine LeMaigre was dying, and dying horribly and painfully. Between agonized gasps and groans she muttered that her stomach felt as if it were burning up.Every ten minutes or so her moaning would stop abruptly and she would vomit black vile.” So Catherine was showing the signs of the Yellow Fever. Page 13 & 14 it claims “The two other doctors agreed, and then all three recounted the symptoms they had seen. The sickness began with

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