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SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES, DIPHTHERIA, AND TUBERCULOSIS-Contd.
Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 16, 1913.
CILARY SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES, DIPHTHERIA, AND TUBERCULOSIS—Contd.
Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 16, 1913—Contd.
From 25,000 to 50,000 inhab-
IN INSULAR POSSESSIONS.
Examination of Rodents.
Rats and mongoose have been examined in Hawaii as follows: Honolulu, week ended August 9, 1913, 373; Hilo, week ended August 2, 1913, 1,349. No plague-infected rodent was found.
Manila-Cholera. Surg. Heiser, chief quarantine officer and director of health for the Philippine Islands, reported, August 25, 1913, the occurrence of 2 cases of cholera at Manila.
Rodents Collected and Examined.
Passed Asst. Surg. Creel reports that during the week ended August 16, 1913, there were examined 997 rodents, collected from various points in Porto Rico, and that of these 657 were collected from various parts of San Juan municipality. None was found infected with plague.
A case of cholera at Vienna was reported by telegraph September 4, 1913.
, 13 cases with 3 deaths.
, Milagro, Naranjito, and Babahoyo, 8 cases with 5 deaths.
On September 1, 1913, plague was reported to be reaching epidemic proportions in the vicinity of Guayaquil.
During the month of June, 1913, plague was notified in east Java
27 520 24
17 495 16 YELLOW FEVER.
On August 30, 1913, there were notified at Campeche 4 cases of yellow fever.
Vera Cruz-Cerebrospinal Meningitis. From July 1 to 20, 1913, there were notified at Vera Cruz 14 cases of cerebrospinal meningitis with 11 deaths. The cases occurred among soldiers recently arrived from Mexico City.
From August 8 to 17, 1913, there were notified at the quarantine station of Kavak, in the vicinity of Constantinople, 27 cases of cholera occurring among persons arriving at quarantine. During the same period 65 cholera carriers were found.
At Smyrna from July 30 to August 17, 1913, 76 cases of cholera with 48 deaths were notified.
CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX.
Reports Received During Week Ended Sept. 5, 1913.
Total, July 1-31: Cases $, death
5, in Guayaquil, Magro, No ranjito, and Babahoyo.
Ang. 30, 4 cases.