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Richmond upon Thames 1905

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]

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SECTION II.
RECORDS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES ADOPTED.
Notification of Infectious Diseases under the Notification
Act of 1889.
The total number of cases notified under the above Act for
the year 1905 was 96. The number notified during the previous
year was 118; for the year 1903 the number was 195 and for 1902
it was 177.

Table of Monthly Notifications.

Month.TotalsTyphus Fever.Diphtheria.Erysipelas.Scarlet Fever.Enteric Fever.Puerperal Fever
January6.........33......
February611...13......
March9...1...44......
April3...1......2......
May7...1...132...
June9.........16......
July6.........24......
August5...1...22......
September9...1...233...
October17...1...3103...
November7...2......32...
December12...2...433...
Total96111...2346132
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Two of the above cases of enteric fever and the case of
typhus fever were brought from Twickenham; these were treated
in the Royal Hospital.


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