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1885 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Deaths reported 2495 : under five years of age 891 ; principal infectious diseases (small-pox, measles, diphtheria and croup, whooping-cough, erysipelas, fevers, und diarrhoeal diseases) 465, lung diseases 466, consumption 342, diphtheria and croup '-'OS, diarrhoeal diseases 67, scarlet fever 51, typhoid fever 45, measles 32, malarial fever 18, whooping-cough 17, cerebro-spinal meningitis 14, erysipelas eight, puerperal fever five. From typhoid fever, Philadelphia 17, New York and Boston live
more » ... k and Boston live each, Baltimore and District of Columbia four each. Cincinnati two. New
doi:10.1056/nejm188501151120315 fatcat:xhfodpdtn5gtldhgiq2x7mvk6q