Dr. Charles Petre Lovell, B.M.Oxon., M.R.C.P., D.P.H

1894 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
SMALL-POX IN DUBLIN. TflERE has been a decided increase in the number of cases of small-pox in Dublin. Recently a child was admitted from a tenement house, and on investigation it was discovered that a whole family of nine was suffering from the disease. The child, which had not been vaccinated, oied, and it was also found that the other members had not been vaccinated. Two lhospitals are now devoted to the reception of small-pox patieintsthe Llardwicke and Cork Street. There are about seventy
more » ... are about seventy under treatinent. About tllirty have been admitted within the past few days. In 1870-72 there were 20,000 cases, and in 13i0 2,480, of whom 244 died. In the vaccinated cases the death-rate lhas been so far vil, but two or three of tle non-vaccinated have died. PORT OF LONDON SANITARY AUTHORITY.
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