Mr. Pendleton to Mr. Bayard
Berlin, January 30, 1888. (Received February 13.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 545, of the 1st ultimo, relating to an outbreak of trichinosis in Germany, I have now the honor to transmit herewith, accompanied by translations, two articles, taken from Berlin newspapers, containing reports, which have not been contradicted, of further alarming outbreaks in this country of the disease referred to. Some one hundred and ninety persons appear to have been thus far attacked by the disease in the present outbreaks, and there is no allegation that they have been occasioned by the consumption of other than domestic pork.
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