An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

How many times did it rain in September, 1793? (from Chapter Eight: this Unmerciful Enemy)

2.

How many patients did Dr. Rush's five assistants each see in one day after Dr. Rush's recovery? (from Chapter Six: The Prince of Bleeders)

3.

What was the occupation of a man named Mr. Brooks who reopened his shop on October 31 and died of yellow fever on November 3? (from Chapter Nine: A Delicate Situation)

4.

When did George Washington make a personal inspection of Philadelphia? (from Chapter Nine: A Delicate Situation)

5.

When was it first considered that mosquitoes might cause yellow fever? (from Chapter Eleven: A Modern-Day Time Bomb)

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