London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Islington 1960

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

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Whooping Cough

Comments were made in my Annual Reports for 1958 and 1959 on the unusually low incidence of whooping cough. 1960, with 565 notifications, as against 165 for 1959, showed a substantial increase.

Under 1 year1 - 55 years and upwards
No. of Notifications in 196078300187
Percentage of total notifications13.853.133.1
No. of Deaths---
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The following chart shows the measles and whooping cough position since 1948

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