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St Pancras 1910

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

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In Part VI. (Legislation) of the Annual Report for 1907 the London
Order of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, dated 12th September, 1907,
as to the Notification of Glanders in Horses was quoted, and also the
Regulations of the London County Council thereunder.
In Part III. (Infectious Diseases) of the same Annual Report paragraphs
relating to human glanders were quoted, and it was explained that in future,
by the Order, a Veterinary Inspector must report the existence of glanders to
the Medical Officer of Health of the Borough as well as to the County
During the year 1910 the Veterinary Inspector reported 8 outbreaks of
glanders in horses in various stables in the Borough.

§ 3.—ISOLATION AND EXCLUSION. The cases of Notifiable Infectious Diseases removed to hospital, and the Sub-Districts whence they were removed, are recorded in the following table:—

Small-pox Scarlatina and Scarlet Fever18470167237658
Membranous Croup
Typhus Fever..........
Typhoid or Enteric Fever.1417101152
Continued Fever... .......
Relapsing Fever... ...... .
Puerperal Fever21328
Cholera1. .....1
Cerebro-spinal Meningitis242210

The number of cases of Notifiable Infectious Diseases removed to hospital in
each week of the year were as stated in the attached table.