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Islington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington Borough]

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SECTION B

PREVALENCE AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS AND OTHER DISEASES

Notifiable Infectious Diseases and Deaths during the year 1960

DiseaseNumber of NotificationsNumber of DeathsRemoved to Hospi talNumber of Cases returned to Registrar-General after correction of DiagnosisCases "coming to knowledge" but not Notified
Smallpox1-----
Scarlet Fever128(244)-1813011
Diphtheria4(48)-3--
Enteric Fever (including Paratyphoid)6(17)-441
Typhus Fever-----
Puerperal Pyrexia160(312)-160163-
Ac. Primary & Influenzal Pneumonia56(108)-959-
Ophthalmia Neonatorum17(58)-1717-
Acute Encephalitis2(3)-23-
Meningococcal Infection4(4)1441
Anthrax-----
Dysentery804(329)-45797230
Malaria1.-11-
Erysipelas15(29)-5151
Measles1,436(1,360)-541,43174
Whooping Cough565(165)-8356775
Ac. Poliomyelitis27(96)-2715-
Food Poisoning131(164)-1212348
Tuberculosis - Lungs370(355)11-242-
Tuberculosis - Other Forms39(19)2-31-
Scabies62(73)-263185
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(Figures in brackets are notifications for 1959)
Domiciliary Visiting of Infectious Disease Cases and Contacts - No. of Visits
Smallpox 69
Scarlet Fever 140
Diphtheria 80
Enteric Fever (including Typhoid and Paratyphoid) 11
Meningococcal Infection 3
Dysentery 1,144
Malaria 1
Acute Encephalitis 1
Erysipelas 16
Measles 1,443
.Whooping Cough 624
Acute Poliomyelitis 135
Food Poisoning 136
Scabies 186
Vermin 290
Influenza -
Ineffective Visits 1,045
Others 128
Total 5,452


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