Miscellany

1879 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
diseases are widely prevalent and quite fatal. In the 148 cities and towns 626 deaths were reported from consumption, 499 from acute pulmonary diseases, 159 from diphtheria and croup, 139 from diarrhceal diseases, 78 from scarlet fever, 71 from whooping-cough, 41 each from typhoid and puerperal fevers, 30 from measles, seven from typhus fever, and none from small-pox. The death-rates ranged from 40.5 in Görlitz to 12.9 in Lübeck; Hanover 23.1; Bremen 20.6; Cologne 31.7 ; Frankfort-on-the-Main
more » ... kfort-on-the-Main 21.8 ; Wiesbaden 31.0.
doi:10.1056/nejm187903131001115 fatcat:tzuseg3eofeulbuyhyezpoezdy