BINTANG BETAWI Batavia (Jakarta) – Monday Edition, March 7, 1904


The Government’s Efforts to Prevent Plague Outbreak

Responding to the news about Singapore being hit by the bubonic plague, the government has prohibited large ships from transit in Singapore during the outbreak. This interdiction was put in effect to prevent the passengers and crew of the ships from catching the dangerous disease and take it to the Dutch East Indies.

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