1910 The Lancet  
deaths from all causes included 511 which were referred to the principal infectious diseases ; of these, 141 resulted from measles, 18 from scarlet fever, 35 from diphtheria, 67 from whooping-cough, 11 from enteric fever, and 239 from diarrhoea, but not any from small-pox, from typhus, or from ill-defined pyrexia. The lowest death-rates from these infectious diseases last month were recorded in the City of Westminster, Hampstead, Hackney, Lewisham, and Woolwich ; and the highest rates in St.
more » ... est rates in St. Pancras, Shoreditch, Bethnal Green, Stepney, Poplar, Southwark, Bermondsey, and Deptford. The 141 fatal cases of measles were 21 in excess of the corrected average number in the corresponding period of the five preceding years; this disease was proportionally most fatal in
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