Opinion

... in response to Typhoid Fever History
  1. Diane DeCristo Diane DeCristo United States says:

    Jamestown colony did not "die out" nor was the entire colony "eliminated." Virginia suffered many deaths, but still had 5,000 people in the colony by 1630. Jamestown remained the capital of Virginia until 1699. Some of the firsty settlers lived into the 1640s. In the first 15 years, the main issue wasn't typhoid fever but malaria and dysentery which were problematic. Please re-check your history.

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