Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]
There was 167 cases notified as against 340 in 1893, the following table gives the number reported each year since the act came into force.
Both cases of Small Pox notified were sent to Hospital,
they were imported into the District.
This disease has not been nearly so prevalent this year
as in 1893.
Twenty-two cases were notified. In a. considerable
number of cases the Diagnosis between Diphtheria, Follicular
Tonsillitis, and the severest forms of Scarlet Fever without rash
is exceedingly difficult, and it is now generally admitted that the
Diagonosis in some cases can only be definitely settled by