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On the efficacy of yeast in the cure of those diseases known by the name of putrid

This is a collection of doctor, Arthur Young’s accounts of treating epidemic typhus, known then as “putrid fever,” by giving patients yeast.

Picture of a pamphlet
  • Author/Artist:

    Young, Arthur (1741–1820)
  • Year:

    1815
  • Type:

    Pamphlet
  • Topic:

    Yeast