1887 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Deaths reported 2 277: under five years of age 772; principal infectious diseases (small-pox, measles, diphtheria and croup, diarrhoeal diseases, whooping-cough, erysipelas and fevers) 289, acute lung diseases 309, consumption 28ii, diphtheria and croup 118, measles 5H, scarlet fever 2ii, diarrhoeal diseases 23. typhoid fever 21, whooping-cough 17, cerehro-spinal meningitis 11, erysipelas seven, malarial fever four, puerperal fever three, suutb-pox (New York) two. From diarrhoeal diseases, New
more » ... ork eight. Boston four, Philadelphia and Lowell two each, Brooklyn, District of Columbia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Cam-
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