Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Culex fatigans

  • Dandy fever in New Orleans, 1828

    Antoinette C. van der KuylThe Netherlands The disease struck New Orleans in July 1828. According to the Boston Commercial Gazette, as reported by the Surinaamsche Courant of September 28, 1828, the streets of New Orleans were full of people using crutches so that the outlook of the city was one of cripples, as the majority…