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1885 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
16th, the total death-rate was 20.4. Deaths reported 3,487 : infants under one year of age 800; acute diseases of the respiratory organs (London) 291, measles 143, whooping-cough 126, fever 45, scarlet fever 37, diphtheria 33, diarrhoea 39, smallpox (London 45, Manchester four, Sunderland one) 50. The death-rates ranged from 10.9 in Brighton Dublin 35.0; Glasgow 29.8. For the week ending May 16th in the Swiss towns there were 27 deaths from consumption, lung diseases 17, diarrhoea] diseases 13,
more » ... rhoea] diseases 13, diphtheria and croup seven, typhoid fever four, smallpox two, measles two, whooping-cough one.
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