1892 The Lancet  
the same time trade has been most seriously hindered. From St. Helens we hear of ten cases of small-pox ; the disease has again broken out in the Dewsbury district, both Dewsbury borough and the towns of Heckmondwike, Batley and Soothill Nether being attacked. Amongst other localities where the disease has appeared or is still maintained are Brighouse, Lightcliffe, Stockport, Rotherham, Wakefield, Lancaster, Manchester, Oldham, Chadderton, Birkenhead, Ashton-under-Lyne, Keighley, Halifax,
more » ... rd, Derby (where four attacks occurred last week), Brierfield, Hipperholme, Thrintoft and Brompton near Northallerton, Enderby near Leicester (where a navvy from a lodginghouse has been placed in a tent), Dronfield, Kinsley in the Hemsworth rural district, Liverpool and Manchester. In Manchester only two fresh attacks occurred last week ; in Leicester there was one case ; in Liverpool the new cases were eight and five respectively in the last two weeks. At Lightcliffe the disease, according to a resolution of indignant ratepayers, "rages in the district," and efforts are being made to arrange for the isolation of the sick in the Brighouse district, although the Lightcliffe people refused to join Brighouse in making hospital provision. In connexion with the prevalence in lslington it is stated that small-pox has broken out in Pentonville prison. Two
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