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CITY REPORTS FOR WEEK ENDED OCTOBER 27, 1923—Continued. DIPHTHERIA. MEASLES. SCARLET FEVER, AND TUBERCULOSIS—Continued.

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CITY REPORTS FOR WEEK ENDED OCTOBER 27, 1923—Continued. DIPHTHERIA, MEASLES, SCARLET FEVER, AND TUBERCULOSIS—Continued. CITY REPORTS FOR WEEK ENDED OCTOBER 27, 1923—Continued.

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DIPHTHERIA. MEASLES. SCARLET FEVER. AND TUBERCULOSIS^ Continued.

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FOREIGN AND INSULAR.

CANARY ISLANDS.
Plague—Typhus Fever—Tenerifle.

Under date of November 6, 1923, plague and typhus fever were reported at Teneriffe, Canary Islands.

CUBA.

Communicable Diseases—Provinces.

Communicable diseases bavo been reported in Cuba as follows:

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Malaria—Santiago.

During the month of October, 1923, 21 cases of malaria with 3 deaths were reported at Santiago, Cuba.

FRENCH GUIANA.

Smallpox (Reported as Alastrim).

The Journal Officiel of French Guiana, published under date of June 6, 1923, contains information relative to the incidence of smallpox (reported as alastrim) in that country and the sanitary measures, including obligatory sanitary passports, instituted to prevent the spread of the disease. It was stated that according to reports reccived, "alastrim" was introduced into French Guiana by way of the Oyapoc, a frontier river between Brazil and French Guiana, during the second half of the year 1922. The first cases dated back approximately to November and December of that year at Cayenne.

IRAQ (MESOPOTAMIA).

Cholera—Bagdad—Basrah.

During the period September 3 to 17, 1923, 46 cases of cholera with 37 deaths were reported at Bagdad, and 133 cases with 115 deaths at Basrah, Iraq (Mesopotamia).

JAMAICA.

Smallpox (Reported as Alastrim).

During the week ended October 13, 1923, 22 cases of smallpox (reported as alastrim) were reported in the Island of Jamaica. Of these, 2 cases occurred in the Parish of Kingston.

Typhoid Fever—Kingston and Vicinity.

During the same period 8 cases of typhoid fever were reported at Kingston and 39 cases in the surrounding country.

MALTA.
Disease Prevalence—October 1-15, 1923.

During the period from October 1 to 15, 1923, disease prevalence in the Island of Malta was reported as follows: Influenza, 2 cases; malaria, 2 cases; pneumonia, 4 cases, including 1 case of bronchopneumonia; trachoma, 41 cases; undulant fever, 34 cases.

PERU.

Plague—September, 1923.

During the month of September, 1923, 12 cases of plague with 8 deaths were reported in Peru, occurring at localities on the coast. For distribution of occurrence according to locality, see page 2750.

RUMANIA.
Malaria—Kishineff.

During the month of August, 1923, 90 cases of malaria were reported in the district of Kishineff, Rumania.

TRINIDAD.
Typhoid Fever—Port of Spain.

Information dated October 20, 1923, shows the incidence of cases of typhoid fever at Port of Spain, Island of Trinidad, as follows: October 1-17, 1923, 39 cases as compared with 21 cases for the whole month in 1922. The cause of the increased prevulance was not determined.

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