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The Bombay plague epidemic was a bubonic plague epidemic that struck the city of Bombay (present-day Mumbai) in the late nineteenth century. The plague killed thousands, and many fled the city leading to a drastic fall in the population of the city. The initial investigation into the disaster blamed Haffkine for faulty production procedures; he was relieved of his position as head of the Bombay Plague Laboratory, and left India. A full five years was required for the truth to be understood – that the person in the field administering the vaccine had contaminated its contents after Author: David B. Green. Full text of "The Population Of India And Pakistan" See other formats. Cholera and Plague in India: The Bacteriophage Inquiry of 6 WILLIAM C. SUMMERS!HE Bacteriophage Inquiry was the name given to a project, cooperatively organized by the government of British India, The Indian Research Fund Association, several hospitals in India, and several medical research institutes in India. The purpose of the Cited by:
The Plague Epidemics of 's. The rapid growth of Bombay's commerce led to a large influx of workers. In the census the population of Bombay was counted to be , Most of the immigrant workers (over 70%) lived in city services were not geared towards the well-being of this part of the population and various diseases were endemic to the slums. The Black Death, also known as the Black Plague, was a devastating pandemic that first struck Europe in the mid-lateth century (–51), killing up to between a third and two thirds of Europe's population, this is around 25 million people. The evolution of public health in British India and the history of disease prevention in that part of world in the 19 th and early 20 th century provides a valuable insight into the period that witnessed the development of new trends in medical systems and a transition from surveys to microscopic studies in medicine. It harbors the earliest laboratory works and groundbreaking . A remarkable reduction in the incidence of plague in Hyderabad State followed a systematic campaign of flea destruction by DDT. The State has an area of nea square miles and a population of ab , Plague has persisted in the greater part of the State since , mostly in the form of seasonal epidemics which occurred every year in some areas and at Author: L. D. Kiiatri.
Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (11M), Author: A. Powell. This report to Government was not originally intended for publication in a Journal, but the matter contained was considered to be of such interest as to warrant its publication in its present form. As the result of his investigations the author summarizes his conclusions as follows: " (1). Severe outbreaks of plague have been, more especially during the last decade, an Cited by: 5. Current Vaccine Development against Plague, Wei Sun. Figure 1: Mouse survival after Y. pestis KIM5 + Challenge. (A) Swiss Webster mice vaccinated s.c. with x 10 4 CFU of χ(pCD1Ap) and a were challenged with × 10 5 CFU of Y. pestis KIM5 + via the s.c. route. (B) Swiss Webster mice vaccinated s.c. with x 10 4 CFU of χ(pCD1Ap) were Author: Wei Sun. At the request of the prime minister's office, the Voluntary Health Association of India was deeply involved during the outbreak, both medically and in public education. Dr. P. N. Sehgal in Delhi is convinced that the public learnt a great deal about the relation of epidemic disease to waste and crowded substandard housing from the Surat outbreak.