Miscellany

1886 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Deaths reported 3,226 : under five years of age 1,683 : principal infectious diseases (small-pox, measles, diphtheria and croup, diarrhoeal diseases, whooping-cough, erysipelas and fevers) 1,115, diarrhoeal diseases 822, consumption 371, lung diseases 160, diphtheria and croup 100, typhoid fever 61, whooping-cough 39, scarlet fever 29, measles 32, malarial fever 16, cerebro-spinal meningitis 12, erysipelas two, puerperal fever two. From whooping-cough, New York 17, Brooklyn six, Chicago four,
more » ... ix, Chicago four, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh three each,
doi:10.1056/nejm188608121150614 fatcat:aab64twxhrfxxpjnekfhrpzjmy