Miscellany

1894 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
North Adams and Woburn 1 each. From cerebro-spinal meningitis New York 5, Cleveland 2, Lynn and Brockton 1 each. From erysipelas Philadelphia, Boston, Cleveland, Lowell, Haverhill and Northampton 1 each. From small-pox New York 4, Washington 1. In the thirty-three greater towns of England and Wales with an estimated population of 10,458,442, for the week ending May 19th, the death-rate was 17.1. Deaths reported 3,426: acute diseases of the respiratory organs (London) 234, measles 257,
more » ... sles 257, whooping-cough 112, diphtheria 72, scarlet fever 37, diarrhoea 37, fever 22, small-pox (London, West Ham and Birmingham 3 each, Manchester 2, Wolverhampton and Oldham 1 each) 13. The death-rates ranged from 7.9 in Croydon to 22.2 in Norwich ;
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