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Source 2A is a handbill issued by Glasgow Board of Health. This gave advice to people on how to prevent a cholera outbreak. It dates from February 1832.

Study the document and answer the following questions.


1. The Board of Health thought people should take action to prevent cholera in four areas. What were these four areas?

2. Copy and complete the table below.

3. Read the section Treatment and describe the symptoms of cholera.

4. How did the Board recommend that cholera symptoms were treated?
handbill (front)

handbill (back)
Glasgow Board of Health handbill
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections - Eph.K/17
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