Does Cholera Now Prevail?

Cham. Illustration Representing Cholera. Digital Images, n.d. Open Wellcome Collection https://jstor.org/stable/community.24795874

By Catherine St. John
After 1849 I had hoped to never see Asiatic Cholera in London again. The hospitals have been filling up with cases since last year. There’s been a substantial outbreak that began in Saint James’s parish roughly five days ago, and many are already dead.