1900 The Lancet  
Islands the heat is tempered by the sea-breezes and the rains come early and heavy. Still lower comes Inland Burma, with its damp relaxing climate. The stations on the West Coast show a still lower rate ; they are Bombay, Cannamore, Calicut, and the small station of Mallapuram, close to the Shivarai Hills. The Hill stations, of course, show a still smaller rate. The above table therefore shows that heatstroke is the most fatal where the heat is fiercest and most continuous night and day. The
more » ... ght and day. The same tables also dispose of Dr. Sambon's other statement that siriasis only prevails in "the lowest regions and coast districts." As a matter of fact, the lowest regions are the Burma coast, the Bay Islands, and the West Coast, and it is exactly here that the very lowest ratios for heatstroke are obtained.
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