Learning from forgotten epidemics

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A panic had set in and people from the infected area were hurrying to be inoculated. The crush was dreadful and the crowd fought and struggled. [When injected] … the men shouted and swore and they charged out like mad bulls. The women didn’t scream, [but] hung about on one another’s necks and wept softly, wondering if they were going to die.

The Bulletin, March 31, 1900

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