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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.
120Nov. 10DagenhamScarlet FeverOne case. Removed
121,, 10Great WarleyDiphtheriaOne case. Presumably infected at school by No. 123
122,, 12Hay Green, HornchuichScarlet FeverAnother case here
12:'.„ 11Great WarleyDiphtheriaOne case. This child had been attending school for a week before the disease was recognized, with sore throat. I visited the school and examined the throats of all the children. hut failed to find any suspicious caseNo other case
124,, 9CranhamScarlet FeverOne case. Infected by a case at Hay Green
125,, 12CranhamScarlet FeverOne case in a farm house
126„ 18RainhamScarlet FeverOne case. Origin obscure
127„ 18North HornchurchScarlet FeverA notified case. Not confirmed on being visited by me
128„ 18CranhamScarlet FeverOne case. Presumably infected by No. 124
129„ 20-21North HornchurchScarlet FeverTwo cases in one family. Infection from beyond district RemovedNo other case
130„ 20-26Harold WoodDiphtheriaFive cases were reported during this period. All attending the same class-room at Harold Wood school. On enquiry, I found that a child had been attending the same class-room with sine throat. The school whs closed and thoroughly cleansed, &c.
131„ 24Great" WarleyScarlet FeverOne case. Origin obscure
132„ 26RainhamScarlet FeverOne case. Presumably infected by No. '.26
133,, 27CranhamScarlet FeverOne case in a farm house, presumably infected by No, 124
134„ 29CranhamScarlet FeverA case next door to above
13EDec. 1CranhamScarlet FeverAnother case in same house as 1 No. 133