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

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London County Council 1900

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]

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No.Date of outset of illness.Date of modification.Sex and age.Source from which milk was supplied.As to consumption of fried fish.As to purchase of shell fish and fish other than fried fish.Remarks.
30Sept. 28Oct. 3M. 21ANo fishNo fishVisited at house in which case 2 resided.
31Sept. 29Oct. 9F. 2CondensedSee case 5See case 5Same family as case 5.
32Sept. 30Oct. 17F. 25KFried fish occasionally, not from zNever wet fishSister of case 19. A fatal case.
33Oct. 2Oct. 16M. 15CondensedFond of fried fish, not from zRarely have any other kind of fishA fatal case.
34Oct. 2Oct. 9M. 12CondensedSee case 5See case 5Same family as case 5.
35Oct. 21P. 30D and ESee case L 7See case 17Sister of case 17, whom she nursed up to within a few weeks of being herself attacked.
36Oct, 10Oct. 15F. 14CondensedSee case 5See case 5Same family as case 5.
Three more members of this family were subsequently taken ill— F. 37, notified Oct. 21, attacked Oct. 17. M. 38, notified Oct. 21, attacked Oct. 20. M. 8/12, notified Oct. 21, attacked Oct. 20. The mother of case 3, and grandmother of cases 4, 7 and 9 was attacked on Oct. 20, and notified on Oct. 26. An aunt of the child, case 5, was notified on Nov. 20, she had then been ill some time.