1891 The Lancet  
1466 the highest rates were 28-8 in Cardiff, in Sunderland, 31'5 in Wolverhampton, and 32-8 in Newcastleupon-Tyne. The deaths referred to the principal zymotic diseases, which had been 478 and 402 in the preceding two weeks, further declined last week to 398; they included 132 from whooping-cough, 106 from measles, 47 from diphtheria, 46 from "fever" (principally enteric), 39 from diarrhoea, 28 from scarlet fever, and not one from small-pox. No fatal case of any of these diseases was registered
more » ... in Halifax; in the other towns the lowest zymotic death-rates were recorded in Blackburn, Brighton, and Leicester; and the highest rates in Liverpool, Manchester, Cardiff, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The greatest mortality from measles occurred in Birkenhead, Norwich, Newcastleupon-Tyne, Sunderland, Cardiff, and Wolverhampton; from whooping-cough in Sheflield, Manchester, Leeds, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne; from "fever" in Norwich and Preston ; and from diarrhoea in Cardiff. The mortality from scarlet fever showed no marked excess in any of the twenty-eight towns. The 47 deaths from diphtheria included 30 in London, 4 in Manchester, 3 in Derby, 2 in Liverpool, in Preston, and 2 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(02)04922-x fatcat:v2xiowd5trg4tgvlrcvtfvcepe