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CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX-Continued.

Reports Received During Week Ended July 11, 1913—Continued.

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CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX—Continued.

Reports Received During Week Ended July 11, 1913–Continued.

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Reports Received from June 28 to July 4, 1913. (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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Hongkong..

Kaochow. Chile:

Iquique.. India;

Bombay.

Karachi.
Peru:
Departments-
Arequipa -

Mollendo...
Libertad

Chiclayo
San l'edro..
Trujillo..

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1 case from Salaverry.

LLPOX—Continued.

CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX-Continued.

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Algeria:
Department-
Oran.

Apr. 1-30..
Brazil:

Rio de Janeiro...... May 10-24.
Canads:
Provincas
British Columbia-
Vancouver.

June 8-14.....
Manitoba-
Winnipeg

June 15-21....
Ontario-

Fort William, June 10-16.
Ottawa....

June 8-14.
Toronto....

June 16-21.
Queber-
Grosse Isle Quar- June 20.

antine.
Quebec..

June 8-14..
St. Johns.

May 25-June 7..
China:
Hongkong

May 18-24.
Nanking.

May 11-17.
Shanghai.

May 19-June 1....
Egypt
Alexandria.

May 28-June 10...
Cairo...

May 14-20
France:
Varseille.

May 1-31.
Paris..

May 25-31.
Germany
Creat Britain:
Liverpool.

June 8-14..
Greece:
Patras..

June 9-15.
India:
Madras..

May 24-31.
Itals:
Rome..

Jan. 5-11..
Luxemburg:
Esch.

May 17-31.
Mexico:
Acapulco

May 25-31..
Agilavalientes...

June 9-15..
Hermosillo..

June 7-21.
Mexico).

Apr. 20-May 10...
New Foundland:
St. John's.

June 15-21...
Portugal:
Lisbon..

May 25-June 7....
Russa:
Moscow

May 18-24,
St. Petersburg...

May 18-31.
Bamao

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Apia..

May 18, 1 death on transport

Michael Jepson from Hongkong, and to June 4, 4 cases transferred from this vessel to a lighter 3 miles east.

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13-Continued.

Remarks

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1913.

TH REPORTS for June 27, 1981
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Remarks

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SANITARY LEGISLATION.

STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO PUBLIC

HEALTH.

MASSACHUSETTS.

Occupational Diseases--Notification of Cases. (Act June 16, 1913.)

SECTION 1. The State board of labor and industries and the industrial accident board, sitting jointly, shall investigate from time to time employments and places of employment within the Commonwealth, and determine what suitable safety devices or other reasonable means or requirements for the prevention of accidents shall be adopted or followed in any or all such employments or places of employment; and also shall determine what suitable devices or other reasonable means or requirements for the prevention, of industrial or occupational diseases shall be adopted or followed in any or all such employments or places of employment; and shall make reasonable rules, regulations, and orders for the prevention of accidents and the prevention of industrial or occupational diseases in such employments or places of employment. Such rules, regulations and orders may apply to both employer and employee.

Sec. 2. Before the adoption of any rule or regulation by the said joint board a hearing shall be given, and not less than 10 days before the hearing a notice thereof shall be published in at least three newspapers, of which one shall be published in the city of Boston. Such rules or regulations shall upon adoption be published in like manner and shall take effect 30 days after such publication, or at such later time as the board may fix. Before the adoption of any order a hearing shall be given thereon, of which a notice of not less than 10 days shall be given to the individuals, firms, corporations, or associations affected thereby. Sec

. 3. The joint board may appoint committees, on which employers and employees shall be represented, to investigate and recommend rules and regulations.

Sec. 4. The joint board shall make such general arrangements between the two boards as will prevent duplication of effort, but the inspection and investigation carried on by the State board of labor and industries shall be a regular and systematic inspection and investigation of all places of employment and the conditions of safety and health pertaining thereto, and the inspection and investigation carried on by the industrial accident board shall be that relating to causes of injuries for which compengation may be claimed

Sec. 5. Any member or employee of either board may enter any place of employ. ment for any purpose under this act at any time when the place of employment is being used for business purposes.

Sec. 6. The joint board may require every physician treating a patient whom he believes to be suffering from any ailment or disease contracted as a result of the nature, circumstances or conditions of the patient's employment to report such information relating thereto as it may require, within such time as it may fix, to the State board of labor and industries, and it may issue a list of such diseases which shall be regularly

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