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BOGHURST, William

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Loimographia. An account of the great plague of London in the year 1665. By William Boghurst. Now first printed from the British Museum Sloane Ms. 349, for the Epidemiological Society of London. Edited by J.F. Payne.

London: Shaw & Sons, 1894.

This work was written in 1666 and first published as above. Boghurst, an apothecary, did good work during the great plague; in his book he differentiated plague from typhus. Payne’s introduction to the book contains some valuable historical data.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans), INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Lice-Borne Diseases › Typhus