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Why is the hospital (almshouse) closed to yellow fever victims in chapter 8?

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dasan | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 2, 2007 at 7:48 AM via web

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Why is the hospital (almshouse) closed to yellow fever victims in chapter 8?

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lmillerm | College Teacher | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted May 2, 2007 at 12:11 PM (Answer #1)

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According to Mr. Carris, the almshouse is closed in an attempt to prevent the residents from becoming infected with yellow fever.

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ditzyandsmart | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 15, 2009 at 3:57 AM (Answer #2)

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the almshouse is closed so the fever  victims dont get the other people infected

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