Miscellany

1884 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
eases of the respiratory organs (London) 379, scarlet fever 117 measles 116, whoopinsr-couirh 99, fevers 51, diphtheria 32, diar rhoea 29, small-pox (Birmingham seven, London and Sunder land two each, Liverpool one) 12. The death-rates ranged from 13.7 were 36 deaths from consumption, lung diseases 22, diphtheria and croup 11, diarrhoeal diseases 10, whooping cough six, measles three, scarlet fever three, typhoid fever two, small-pox one, erysipelas one. The death-rates were, at Geneva 19.4;
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