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From: "Stafford Keer" <>
Subject: RE: [DK] Tuberculosis pulmonarum Sanatorium
Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 19:35:32 -0400
Here in Pennsylvania there is/was a sanatorium in the Pocono Mountains
for "clean mountain air" to cure the disease. I knew two people whom it
did not cure. A very sad wasting away.
From: Cai [mailto:]
Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: [DK] Tuberculosis pulmonarum Sanatorium
It explains why Tuberculosis Sanatoriums started cropping up all over
Denmark at the end of 1800 - early 1900. These Sanatoriums were usually
placed in beautiful natural surroundings near main population centre
towns etc. These institutions were often set up in country estate manor.
had one on Bornholm - in the lovely forest near the town of Rønne. It
very humane way of looking after those unfortunate people.
Others - like the case of Norwegian born famous Danish author Laura
(nee Laura Sophie Müller von Fyren -- 1849-1952) - her husbamd
tuberculosis and his doctor prescribed warmer climate, but they lacked
money. Laura, vithout Victor's knowledge got a loan - and Victor made a
recovery in Italy. When time for Laura to repay the loan she forged a
checque - but it bounced. Her kind sweet husband Victor showed his
gratitude to her by calling her a criminal and committed her to a public
Read about it --
down to article with the header "About the Play".
----- Original Message -----
From: "Klaus Struve" <>
Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 7:28 PM
Subject: [DK] Tuberculosis pulmonarum
> The reason why they did not give the disease this name is probably
> that they did not know this name. Robert Koch, a German scientist,
> in 1843, discovered that Cholera and Tuberculosis were caused by germs
> that had previously not been discovered. And so many other infectious
> They just had not much of an idea about virus, bacillus, bacteria,
> discovery that changed everything. Yes, they had vaccine against
> but that had been discovered by coincidence, not through scientific
> More like the trial-and-error-method.
> In Northern Germany, the terms Brustkrankheit, Schwindsucht, and
> Auszehrung are found to describe the killer-disease, Cai named the
> terms :
> 'Brystsyge' - 'Svindsot' - 'Tæring'.
> Greetings from Slesvig-Holsten,
> Klaus (Struve), Kiel
> (genealical research in Schleswig - Holstein)
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