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A New Podcast Exploring History, Science and Cultures in Stories from the Margins

A New Podcast Exploring History, Science and Cultures in Stories from the Margins

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In August 1817, Robert Tytler, a British surgeon, enters a hut in the Jessore bazaar and encounters a man with diarrhoea and vomiting. Tytler is shaken. This seems like cholera. Within days, dozens more die, and soon, the funeral pyres burn continuously in Calcutta. The cholera epidemic has begun.