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DIVISION OF VENEREAL DISEASES, JANUARY, FEBRUARY,

AND MARCH, 1922.

During the months of January, February, and March, 1922, 71,960 cases of venereal diseases were reported to the State boards of health, and 36,218 new cases were admitted to the venereal disease clinics. Venereal disease reports for January, February, and March, 1922— Number of cases

reported by the State boards of health, number of admissions to the venereal disease clinics operating under joint control of the United States Public Ilealth Service and the State boards of health, and number of treatments of arsphenamine administered.

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Alabama.
Arizona,
Arkansas.
California
Colorado..
Connecticut.
Delaware.
District of Columbia.
Florida..
Georgia.
Idaho.
Illinois
Indiana.
Towa.
Kansas.
Kentucky.
Louisiana
Maine.
Maryland.
Massachusetts.
Michigan..
Minnesota
Mississippi.
Missuri
Montana.
Nebraska.
Nevada!
New Hampshire.
New Jersey.
New Mexico.
New York.
North Carolina!
North Dakota.
Ohio..
Oklahoma
Oregon.
Pennsylvania,
Rhode Island.
Sonth Carolina
South Dakota.
Tenie.
Texas.
t'tah
Vermont
Virginia.
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West Virnia.
Win
Wyoming

Total..

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3 16

28

373 723 700 157

236 1,002

16 160

38 213

300 1, 316

58 178

47

143

20

22

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53 716

49 2,493

76 539

47 838 965 111

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52 1,193 482 20

17 29

131 1, 263

96 3,30) 2,131

176 1,961

373

661 1,753 2,971 1,63! !

1,130

440 2, 842

114 7, 705 2,033

132 8,777

463

22 470 127

10 1,319

3,150

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EXHIBIT SHOWING ADVANCES IN SANITARY SCIENCE.

The National Committee on Exhibits Showing Advances in Sanitary Science has recently been formed in Washington, D. C., for the purpose of collecting and preparing material for a great popular public health exhibit in the Capital. The members of the committee include

Surg. Gen. H. S. Cumming, United States Public Health Service, chairman. Dr. D. B. Armstrong, National Health Council. Miss Mabel T. Boardman, American Red Cross. Surg. Gen. M. W. Ireland, United States Army Medical Corps. Dr. Victor C. Vaughan, National Research Council. Dr. C. D. Walcott, Smithsonian Institution. James A. Tobey, National Health Council, secretary. Space for the proposed exhibit has been placed at the dispaal of the Committee by the Smithsonian Institution. This Institution is visited by more than half a million persons annually. Plaris are under way to install exhibit material secured from official and reluntary health agencies. The secretary's office is in the national headquarters of the American Red Cross at Washington, D. C.

DEATHS DURING WEEK ENDED JUNE 10, 1922.

Summary of information reccired by telegraph from industrial insurance comparve in

week ended June 10, 1922, and corresponding week, 1971. (From the Hackly!! Index, June 13, 1922, issued by the Bureau of the Census, Departmert of Cox mei.

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Policies in force....
Number of death claims..
Death claims per 1,000 policies in force, annual rate.....

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Deaths from all causes in certain large cities of the United States during the week ended

June 10, 1922, infant mortality, annual death rate, and comparison with corresponding week of 1921. (From the Weekly Health Index, June 13, 1922, issued by the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.)

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Total.... Akron, Ohio.. Albany, N. Y.. Atlanta, Ga.. Baltimore, Md. Birmingham, Ala. Boston, Mass. Bridgeport, Conn.. Buffalo, N.Y.. Cambridge, Mass. Camden, N.J. Chicago, III. Cincinnati, Ohio. Cleveland, Ohio Columbus, Ohio. Dallas, Texas. Dayton, Ohio. Denver, Colo.. Detroit, Mich. Fall River, Mass.. Fort Worth, Tex. Grand Rapids, Mich. Houston, Tex.. Indianapolis, Ind.. Jersey City, N. J. Kansas City, Mo. Los Angeles, Calif.. Louisville, Ky. Lowell, Mass.. Memphis, Tenn. Milwaukee, Wis.. Minneapolis, Minn. Nashville, Tenn.. New Bedford, Mass.. New Haven, Conn.. New Orleans, La... New York, N. Y. Newark, N.J.. Norfolk, Va.. Oakland, Calif.. Omaha, Nebr. Paterson, N.J. Philadelphia, Pa.. Pittsburgh, Pa.. Portland, Oreg... Providence, R. I.. Richmond, Va.. Rochester, N. Y St. Louis, Mo.. St. Paul, Minn.. Salt Lake City, Utah. San Francisco, Calif.. Seattle, Wash. Spokane, Wash. Springfield, Mass. Syracuse, N. Y Toledo, Ohio. Trenton, N.J. Washington, D. C.. Wilmington, Del.. Worcester, Mass.. Yonkers, N. Y.. Youngstown, Ohio.

32 31 59 80 99 47 37 100

Annual rate per 1,000 population. : Deaths under 1 year per 1,000 births, an annual rate based on deaths under 1 year for the week and estimated births for 1921. Cities left blank are not in the registration area for births. • Enumerated population Jan. 1, 1920.

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PREVALENCE OF DISEASE.

No health department, State or local, can effectively prevent or control disease without

knowledge of when, where, and under what conditions cases are occurring.

UNITED STATES.

Chicken pox.

CURRENT STATE SUMMARIES.

Telegraphic Reports for Week Ended June 17, 1922. These reports are preliminary, and the figures are subject to change when later returns are received by the State health officers. ALABAM.. Cases.

COLORADO. Diphtheria...

9

(Exclusive of Denver.) Hookworm disease.

101 Influenza..

7

Diphtheria. Malaria.

19

Influenza.
Measles.

16
Measles...

3 Pellagra.

8
Mumps.

1 Poliomyelitis.

1

Pneumonia.
Scarlet sever.

8
Rocky Mountain spotted or tick fever.

1 Smallpox..

3
Scarlet fever....

17 Tuberculosis.

12
Smallpox.....

5 Typhoid fever.

25
Typhoid fever..

1 Whooping cough.

10

CONNECTICUT.
ARKANSAS

Chicken pox.....
Chicken pox.
1 Conjunctivitis (infoctious).

1 Diphtheria..

1 Diphtheria..... Hookworm disease.

2 German measles. Influenza..

6 Influenza.. Malaria..

77 Malaria. Measles.

5 Measles: Pellagra.

18 Branford.. Smallpox.. 6 Bridgeport.

D Tuberculosis.

20 East Haddam. Typhoid fever.

6 • Greenwich.. Whocping cough. 3 Hamden..

13 Hartford. CALIFORNIA.

New Haven. Cerebrospinal meningitis:

Stamford.. Los Angeles. 1 Stratford.

$ Merced County.

Suffield... San Francisco.

West Haven. Diphtheria..

139 Scattering Influenza....

13 Mumps.. Lothargic encephalitis--Los Angeles.. 2 Paratyphoid fever.

3 Measles.....

11 Pneumonia (lobar). Poliomyelitis–Los Angeles..

2 Scarlet lever..... Scarlet fever....

77 Septic sore throat. Smallpox:

Smallpox...... Livermore...

37 Tuberculosis (all forms). Scattering.

24 Typhoid fever... Typhoid fever...

18 Whooping cough.

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