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SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES, DIPHTHERIA, AND TUBERCULOSIS—Contd.
Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 9, 1913—Continued.

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Examination of Rodents. Rats and mongoose have been examined in Hawaii as follows: Week ended August 2, 1913—Honolulu, 315; week ended July 26--Honokaa, 1,677. A plague-infected rodent was found at Honokaa.

PORTO RICO.

Rodents Collected and Examined.

Passed Asst. Surg. Creel reports that during the week ended August 9, 1913, there were examined 1,154 rodents, collected from various points in Porto Rico, and that of these, 709 were collected from Carious parts of San Juan municipality. None was found infected

with plague.

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FOREIGN REPORTS.

CHILE.

Iquique-Plague-Typhus Fever.

During the two weeks ended June 7, 1913, there were notified at Iquique 4 cases of plague with 2 deaths and 1 death from typhus fever.

CHINA.

Hongkong-Plague-Plague-Infected Rats. Plague has been notified at Hongkong as follows: Week ended July 5, 1913, 17 cases with 11 deaths; week ended July 12, 1913, 12 cases with 12 deaths. During the two weeks under report 4,503 rats were examined at Hongkong for plague infection. Of this number, 21 were found to be plague infected.

On August 22 Consul General Anderson reported by telegraph that 16 cases of plague had been notified at Hongkong.

Shanghai-Plague-Infected Rats. During the month of June, 1913, 468 rats were examined at Shanghai for plague infection. Of this number, 6 rats were found to be plague infected.

COLOMBIA.

Cartagena—Yellow Fever.

A case of yellow fever was notified at Cartagena, August 25, 1913.

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CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX.

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Brazil:

Rio de Janeiro.. Chile:

Iquique.....
China:

Amoy.
Hongkong..
Swatow.

Decreasing. 12 Aug. 22, 18 cases.

Decreasing along the Swatow and

Chaochowfu Rallway.

Egypt:

Alexandria.
Port Said.
Provinces -

Fayoum..

Garbieh.
India:

Bombay
Calcutta..
Karachi.

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