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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southall-Norwood]
Table B appended to the Report to the Local Government Board,
shows the number of cases of Infectious Disease which have been
reported under the Infectious Diseases Notification Act during the
The total number of cases recorded was 152. 18 of these cases
occurred in the London County Asylum, Norwood, so that the number
occurring amongst members of our population proper was 134.
The Certificates related to the following diseases:—
|Scarlet Fever 39||(Including 9 in London County Asylum).|
|Diphtheria 88||(9 in London County Asylum and 5 in St. Marylebone Schools.|
|Enteric Fever 15|
The following table shows the various localities in which the diseases occurred:—
|South side.||North side.||Hayes Bridge.||Norwood Village.||L.C. Asylum.||St. Marylebone Schools.|
All the cases of Scarlet Fever and all those of Diphtheria notified,
with the exception of three, were removed to the Joint Isolation
Hospital for treatment.
The cases of Enteric Fever occurring in the London County
Asylum and St. Marylebone Schools were treated at the Isolation
Hospitals in connection with these Institutions.