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Dagenham 1952

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Dagenham]

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NotifiedAdmitted to Isolation Hospital, Rush GreenAdmitted to other Isolation HospitalsAdmitted to other HospitalsDeaths Registered
Diphtheria
Dysentery3
Encephalitis, Acute
Enteric Fever
Erysipelas1951
Food Poisoning2513
Malaria
Measles1,847253
Meningococcal Infection331
Ophthalmia Neonatorum91
Paratyphoid Fever
Pemphigus
Puerperal Pyrexia1837
Pneumonia:—32
Acute Influenzal41
Acute Primary35322
Poliomyelitis, Acute:—1
Paralytic633
Non-paralytic33
Scarlet Fever29013141
Smallpox
Whooping Cough30226
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DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION
The following is a summary of the work carried out during the
year:—
Number of SCHOOL children immunised without
preliminary testing 102
Number of PRE-SCHOOL children immunised without
preliminary testing 1,000
Number of SCHOOL children who received a boosting
dose 610
Immunisation by General Practitioners.
Number of SCHOOL children immunised without
preliminary testing 27
Number of PRE-SCHOOL children immunised without
preliminary testing 247
Number of SCHOOL children who received a boosting
dose 132
WHOOPING COUGH IMMUNISATION
The number of children who received protective doses against
Whooping Cough was 115, the majority of these being between the
ages of one and four years.


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