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Stoke Newington 1935

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Stoke Newington, The Metropolitan Borough]

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The following table shows the number and the result of the specimens submitted during the year:—

Haemolytic Streptococci263561

Isolation.—The Public Health (London) Act, 1891, Section
60, Sub-Section 4, imposes on the Sanitary Authority the duty of
making provision for the temporary housing of persons who are
compelled to leave their dwellings for the purpose of enabling
such dwellings to be disinfected by the Sanitary Authority. The
accommodation provided consists of two small dwellings of two
rooms each situated near the Town Hall furnished and fitted for
occupation at short notice. There was no occasion to use the
shelter during the year.

Disinfection of Premises.—The following number of rooms (494) have been disinfected:—

After notifiable Diseases193
After Pulmonary Tuberculosis28
After Measles and Whooping Cough6
After Cancer29
After Vermin223
After Scabies15