Reference numberCLP/14i/37
TitlePaper, 'Historicall account of the late generall coughs and colds, with some observations on other epidemick distempers' by Dr [Thomas] Molyneux
DescriptionMolyneux discusses the autumn and winter colds in Dublin [Ireland], beginning in November 1693, that spread following snow and a rapid dip in temperatures. Molyneux describes the symptoms of these colds in detail, and then compares the epidemic with a 'transient fever' epidemic that occurred in July 1688.

Subject: Medicine / Epidemiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Dr. Molineux’s historical account of the late general coughs and colds; with some observations on other epidemick distempers'.

Read to the Royal Society on 18 April 1694.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1694.0022
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 18 (1694), p 105
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7851Molyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661 - 1733)1661 - 1733
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