Preventing cholera

1896

Preventing cholera

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Ernest Hanbury Hankin medicine

Preventing cholera

Water of the Ganges

Speaking the obvious

In a moving scene in the second film of Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy, Aparajito, the ten-year-old Apu is sent to the banks of Ganges for holy water that his mother trickles into his father’s mouth as he is dying.

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