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Acton 1939

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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The following is a statement of the particulars appearing in the Register of cases of Tuberculosis on 31st December, 1939:-

Number of Cases on the Register at the commencement of the year202 males47 males
195 females39 females483
Number of Cases notified for the first time during the year44 males1 male
32 females6 females83
Number of Cases previously removed from the Register which have been restored thereto during the year- male- male
1 female1 female2
Number of Cases added to the Register other than by notification9 males- male
4 females1 female14
Number of Cases removed from the Register during the year33 males4 males
32 females4 females73
Number of Cases remaining on the Register at the end of the year222 males44 males
200 females43 females509

(3)—Artificial Immunisation against Diphtheria is still carried
out but as attendances of children at schools is constantly changing,
this is now chiefly carried out at the Maternity and Child Welfare