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Romford 1906

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Romford RDC]

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No.Date,Locality.Disease.Source of Disease. Action taken.Result.
72Aug. 8 to 14Harold WoodScarlet FeverTwo cases next door to No. 65. RemovedNo other case
73,, 22South HornchurchScarlet FeverOne case in same family as No. 32. None of these, except a servant in the house, were removedNo other case
74„ 23HornchurchDiphtheriaOne case. Origin obscure. RemovedNo other case
75„ 28DagenhamEnteric FeverOne case. This was a doubtful case. There were faulty sanitary conditions which were remediedNo other case
76Sep. 1Great WarleyScarlet FeverTwo cases, infected by No. 68 RemovedNo other case
77,, 4Claremont RoadDiphtheriaOne case. Notified on the 4th. Parents objected to removal, but proving to be a bad case, was removed on Sept. 7t.hNo other case
78,, 5Upminster CommonScarlet FeverA woman recently confined. Source of infection obscure. RemovedSee No. 85
79„ 6Cheques' Lane, DagenhamDiphtheriaOne case. Origin of disease obscure Removed. This was a case of mixed infection, as the child developed Scarlet Fever 2 or 3 days after admission. This was a very bad case, and was in the hospital for three months. It was discharged from hospital, and within a few days three other members of the family contracted Scarlet FeverSee No.
8014Chadwell HeathScarlet FeverOne case. Infection imported from beyond the district. RemovedNo other case
81„ 16HornchurchScarlet FeverOne case. Source of infection presumably No, 32
82„ 17-18DagenhamScarlet FeverSeven cases in one family, a bakers' shop. On visiting this house I found a child desquamating from Scarlet Fever, unrecognized All were removed to hospitalSee No. 87
83„ 17Chadwell HeathScarlet FeverOne case. Infection supposed to have been communicated from London. RemovedNo other case
84„ 18-19Park Lane, North HornchurchScarlet FeverTwo cases. Source of infection obscure. RemovedNo other case