Time and Time again Homeopathy has come to the rescue in times of an epidemic.
The Homoeopathic profession is greatly indebted to Dr. E. M. Kellogg, of this city, for the laborious collection and arrangement of the mass of statistics embodied in the Minority Report, which fully sustains Gov. Pinckney, in the following conclusions, with which he sums up.
“I. – That Homoeopathy has ceased to be an experiment, and is on established system of medicine.”
“II. – That as compared with Allopathy, the expense of Homoeopathic treatment is much less.”
“III. – That the duration of disease under Homoeopathic treatment is much less.”
“IV. – That the mortality under Homoeopathic treatment is much less.”
|London Homeopathic Hospital||Homeopathy||1850 -1856||1062||48||4.5|
|St. George’s (Allopathic) Hospital||Allopathy||1854 -1855||5413||1018||18|
|Hospital at Gyongos – Hungary||Allopathy||5 Years||622||98||15.11|
|The Convent of Refuge, Marseilles||Allopathy||1841 -1848||1851||102||5.5|
|Hospital of Ste. Marguerite. Paris||Allopathy||1849 -1851||3724||411||11|
From Dr. Routh’s “Fallacies of Homoeopathy,” we have the following summary
|Year||Location||Disease||Treatment by Homeopathy||Treatment by Allopathy|
|1830 ~ ‘31*||Russia||Cholera||Mortality 11 %Reported by Imperial Council & Foreign Ministry of Russia.||Mortality 63 %Reported by Imperial Council & Foreign Ministry of Russia.|
|1830 ~ 1832||Vienna, Prague, Hungary and Moravia||Cholera||Mortality 7 %Reported by Dr. Kath, appointed by King of Bavaria.||Mortality 31 %Reported by Dr. Kath, appointed by King of Bavaria.|
|1836**||Vienna||Cholera||Mortality 33 %Lead Homeopath in charge was Dr. Fleischmann||Mortality 66 %|
|1847||Ireland||Typhus fever||Mortality 2 %Lead Homeopath in charge was Dr. Joseph Kidd||Mortality 13 %Lead Allopath in charge was Dr. Abraham Tuckey|
|1847||England||Typhus fever||Mortality 2 %||Mortality 13 %|
|1848||Edinburgh, Scotland||Cholera||Mortality 24 %Reported by Edinburgh Dispensary.||Mortality 68 %Reported by Edinburgh Dispensary.|
|mid 1800’s||Austria||Pneumonia||Mortality 5 %Lead Homeopath in charge was Dr. Fleischmann||Mortality 20 %Lead Allopath in charge was Dr. Dietl|
|1853 ~ 1855||South of America||Yellow fever||Mortality 5.4 %Lead Homeopaths in charge were Dr. F. Davis and Dr. W. Holconibe||Not Available.|
|1854||London, England||Cholera||Mortality 16.4 %Reported by Royal College of Physicians.||Mortality 59.2 %Reported by Royal College of Physicians.|
|1878||New Orleans, USA||Yellow fever||Mortality 5.6 %Special Commission reported the statistics.||Mortality 17 %Special Commission reported the statistics.|
|1918***||Pittsburgh, USA||Spanish Influenza||Mortality 1.05 %Reported by Dean, Pittsburgh Hospital||Mortality 30 %Reported by Dean, Pittsburgh Hospital|
Notwithstanding the overwhelming testimony thus adduced in support of Homoeopathic treatment, the majority of the Committee report against its introduction into Bellevue Hospital, and although the subject lies upon the table, waiting for final action, we can hardly hope for a favorable decision, at present, and those who are so unfortunate as to become subjects for Hospital treatment, in this great city, must still continue to undergo all the horrors of Allopathy.
An excerpt from : MAJORITY AND MINORITY REPORTS OF THE SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF TEN GOVERNORS, to whom was referred the subject of introducing Homoeopathy into Bellevue Hospital. New-York, 1858.
The American Homeopathic Review