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1890 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Deaths reported 1,777: under five years of age 524; principal infectious diseases (small-pox, measles, diphtheria, and croup, diarrhoial diseases, whooping-cough, erysipelas and fevers) 262, acute lung diseases 272, consumption, 254, diphtheria and croup 125, typhoid fever 43, diarrhoea! diseases 23, whoopingcough 19, scarlet fover 18, malarial fever 10, measles 10, cerobrospinal meningitis 7, erysipelas 1. From whooping-cough, New York 8, Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati and Fall River 2 each.
more » ... River 2 each. Baltimore, Boston, Worcester and Waltliam 1 each. From scarlet fever, New York 10, Philadelphia 5, Lowell 3. From malarial fevors, New York and Baltimore 8 each. From measles, New York 5, Philadelphia 3, Baltimore 2. From cerebro-spinal meningitis, Worcester 2, Baltimore, Washington, Nashville and Trenton 1 each. Iu the twenty-eight groater towns of England and Wales with an estimated population of 9,555,406, for the week ending December 7th, the death-rate waa 21.5. Deaths reported 8,946: infants under one year of age 904 ; acuto diseases of the respiratory organs (London) 432, measles87, whooping-cough 87, scarlet lever 70, diphtheria 67, levers 39, diarrhoea 88. The death-rates ranged from 14.2 in Birkcnhcad to 36.7 in
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