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FOREIGN REPORTS.

CHINA.

Amoy-Plague,

Acting Asst. Surg. Strick reported May 27: Plague is increasing in Amoy and is now as prevalent as at any time during the year 1912. During that year it was confined to certain districts of the city, but this year it appears to be more generally diffused. In the international settlement of Kulangsu plague is more prevalent than it has been for years past. Since the beginning of the year 29 deaths from plague have been notifiea in the settlement.

Canton-Plague.
On April 29 plague was reported present with numerous cases in
the vicinity of Canton. In Canton city during the month of March,
39,005 dead rats were collected, and during the month of May plague
was reported to be spreading in the eastern and northern sections of
the city. To May 22, 23 houses had been reported to be infected.
In the Sunninger district from April 10 to May 22, 300 cases were
reported. In the city of Kao-chow, 168 miles south of Canton,
during the same period, about 10 deaths from plague were reported
daily.

Hongkong-Plague.
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. Brown reports: During the week ended May 17, 8 cases of plague with 8 deaths were notified at Hongkong.

During the same week, 2,218 rats were examined for plague infection. Twelve plague-infected rats were found.

Consul General Anderson reported by telegraph June 24 that 22 cases of plague had been notified at Hongkong, and on July 1 the consul general further reported the occurrence of 80 cases.

Peking—Typhus Fever.
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Batavia--Quarantine Against Hongkong. Quarantine was declared May 16 at Batavia against Hongkong on account of plague.

ZANZIBAR.

Zanzibar-Examination of Rodents.

Consul Hays reports: That during the two weeks ended May 21, 1913, there were examined at Zanzibar for plague infection 2,167 rats. No plague-infected rat was found.

CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX.

Reports Received During Week Ended July 4, 1913.

(These tables include cases and deaths recorded in reports received by the Surgeon General, Public Health

Service, from American consuls through the Department of State and from other sources.)
(For reports received from Dec. 28, 1912, to June 27, 1913, see Public Health REPORTS for June 27, 1913.
In accordance with custom, the tables of epidemic diseases are terminated semiannually and new tables
begun.)

CHOLERA.

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Batavia-Quarantine Against Hongkong. was declared May 16 at Batavia against Hongkong on ague.

ZANZIBAR.

Zanzibar--Examination of Rodents. "s reports: That during the two weeks ended May 21, ere examined at Zanzibar for plague infection 2,167 gue-infected rat was found. CRA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND, SMALLPOX. eports Received During Week Ended July 4, 1913. ases and deaths recorded in reports received by the Surgeon General

, Public Health can consuls through the Department of State and from other sources. rom Dec. 28, 1912, to June 27, 1913, see PUBLIC HEALTA REPORTS for June 27, 1913. ustom, the tables of epidemic diseases are terminated semiannually and new tables

CHOLERA.

Kaiserlichen Gesundheitsamtes, June 19, 1913.

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