But the efficiency of this preventive stops short at the point of saving human life.
At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.
The Indian government formerly maintained a large preventive establishment for the preservation of the revenue, but it was withdrawn in 1898.
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The first disease investigated by Pasteur was that of chicken cholera, an epidemic which destroyed io% of the French fowls; after the application of the preventive method the death-rate was reduced to below i %.