August 2011
Jacksonville Magazine;Aug2011, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p43
The article presents information related to the outbreak of yellow fever in 1888 in Jacksonville, Florida. It is stated that 427 Jacksonville residents lost their life while five thousand more were infected during the outbreak. It is mentioned that as the city government offered railroad transportation, citizens attempted to escape the epidemic due to the belief that this outbreak was contagious.


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