Miscellany

1888 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Deaths reporter! 2,590: under five years of age S78; principal infectious diseases (small-pox, measles, diphtheria and croup, diarrhceal diseases, whooping-cough,erysipelas,and fevers) 428, consumption 35s, acute lung diseases 3 !S,diplit hería and croup !9S, \ typhoid fever (i0, scarlet fever50, diarrhceal diseases48, whoopingcough 24, measles 18, malarial fever 15, erysipelas eight, cerebrosplnul meningitis seven. From scarlet'fever, New York '¿5, Philadelphia nine, Baltimore five, Chicago
more » ... re five, Chicago four, Brooklyn three, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Nashville, an d Fall River one each. From whooping-cough. New York and Brooklyn nine each, Chicago and Washington two each, Philadelphia and Baltimore one each.
doi:10.1056/nejm188812131192412 fatcat:piqaqxuqwfe4hfcwemr7wlgnsq