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Typhus in County Galway – 1942

Charles Nicolle received the 1928 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his identification of lice as the transmitter of epidemic typhus. Photo: Roland Huet Wikimedia Commons

Charles Nicolle received the 1928 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his identification of lice as the transmitter of epidemic typhus.
Photo: Roland Huet
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EVENING POST VOLUME CXXXIV ISSUE 125 23RD NOVEMBER 1942 P4
TYPHUS IN COUNTY GALWAY

Thirteen cases of typhus are reported in the coastal area of County Galway. One death has occurred. Schools within an area of 175 square miles have been closed.

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