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Walthamstow 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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DEATHS FROM NOTIFIABLE INFECTIOUS
DISEASES.
The diseases under this heading are Small-Pox, Scarlatina, Diphtheria
and Membranous Croup, Fever (Typhus, Typhoid and Continued),
Erysipelas, Puerperal Fever, Cholera and Plague.
There were 44 deaths registered from the above diseases during the
year compared with 73 in 1902, 74 in 1901, 103 in 1900, and 104 in
1899.

TABLE XI.

Whole District.Wards, 1903.
Names of Diseases.Deaths, 1902.Deaths, 1903.Increase + Decrease -St. James Street.High Street.Hoe Street.Wood Street.Northern
Small-Pox200-20-----
Scarlatina66-311-1
Diphtheria1717-63224
Membranous Croup4--40----
Typhoid1319+ 657124
Erysipelas32- 11-1--
Puerperal Fever100-10-----
Cholera00------
Plague00------
Total7344-291511549
„ 190273--1510171912
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There were no deaths from Small-Pox, Membranous Croup nor
Puerperal Fever during the year, and the number of deaths from
Scarlatina and Diphtheria is the same as in 190'2. The St. James
Street and High Street Wards have practically the same number of


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