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Dandy fever in New Orleans, 1828

Antoinette C. van der Kuyl The 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 […]