Society Notices

W. W. Gannett
1885 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Deaths reported 1,927 : under five years of age 636 ; principal infectious diseases (small-pox, measles, diphtheria, and croup, whooping-cough, erysipelas, fevers, and diarrhoeal diseases) 390, consumption 284, lung diseases 223, diphtheria and croup 224, diarrhoeal diseases 41, typhoid fever 40, scarlet fever 35, malarial fever 21, whooping-cough 13, eerebro-spinal meningitis ten, small-pox two, measles two, erysipelas one, puerperal fever one. From scarlet fever, Brooklyn 14, New York nine,
more » ... 4, New York nine, Philadelphia and Providence three each, Boston and Cincinnati two each, Cambridge and Maiden one each. From malarial fever,
doi:10.1056/nejm188512171132519 fatcat:viwvwlmlrnearfxm77sptgydum