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Richmond upon Thames 1943

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]

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SOUTH MIDDLESEX FEVER HOSPITAL. ADMISSIONS CLASSIFIED.

Disease.No. of Patients Admitted from Richmond.
Typhoid Fever12
Paratyphoid Fever1
Scarlet Fever20
Diphtheria...
Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis...
Measles7
Whooping Cough1
Erysipelas2
Other Diseases17
Total60
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DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION CLINIC.

Total number of attendances1,826
Number of children immunised.
(a) Preschool children (under 5 yrs)559
(b) School children (5—15 yrs)429
Total988
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In addition 107 children were found to have been immunised in
other districts.
Total number of children immunised in the Borough.
(a) Under 5 years 1,338
(b) Between 5 and 15 years 2,949
SCABIES.
During the year, 241 cases of Scabies were seen, either at the
Clinic, or sent by medical practotioners.


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