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Combating Contagion: Smallpox and the Protection of Public Health in North Carolina, 1750-1825


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In response to the smallpox epidemic in other parts of the United States, North Carolina took action to safeguard its inhabitants by instituting an approach to public health similar to towns like Boston. Watson discusses the development of public health in the state in response to smallpox and the evolution of preventative measures.
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19524