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St Pancras 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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From the preceding Tables the Case-fatality of each of the diseases in 1904 appears as follows:—

Cases.Attack rate per 1000 Population.Deaths.Fatality per cent.
Diphtheria, Membranous Croup3391.434011.80
Typhus Fever
Typhoid or Enteric Fever1350.571712.6
Continued Fever
Relapsing Fever
Puerperal Fever90-04555.57

Seasonal Variation.—The annexed Tables of the number of cases of Infectious
Diseases notified, and of the number fatal, during each week in the past year,
show the seasonal variation in prevalence and virulence of those diseases.
During the year six cases of Small-pox were certified in the Borough, of
which four were returned not Small-pox.

The following are the particulars with reference to the cases :—

Date of Certificate.Patient.Sex and Age.Address.Date returned not Small-pox.
8th JuneW. M.M. 23S. S.9th June
9th „D. P.F. 13H. S.Confirmed as Small-pox
28th „D. II.F. 32P. S.„ „ „
28th JulyN. T.F. 30s. s.15 th August
14th NovemberA. M.M. 36P. s.15th November
23rd „F. T.M. 15s. s.24th„