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PREVALENCE OF DISEASE.

No health department, State or local, can effectively prevent or control disease without

knowledge of when, where, and under what conditions cases are occurring.

IN CERTAIN STATES AND CITIES.

SMALLPOX.

Oregon-North Bend and Empire. Acting Asst. Surg. Strate, of the Public Health Service, reported, September 13, 1913, the occurrence of an epidemic of smallpox of mild type at North Bend and Empire, Oreg., the disease having been present at these places during the past two months.

Miscellaneous State Reports.

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Arizona (Aug, 1-31):
County--

Yavapai..
Colorado (Aug. 1-31):
Counties--

Boulder.
Denver.

Total.
Connecticut (Aug. 1-31);
Counties

Middlesex..
New London..

Total........
New Jersey (Aug. 1-31).
Oregon (Apr. 1-30);
Counties-

Baker Clackamas, Columbia Crook. Gilliam. Harney Hood River Josephine. Lane. Malheur Marion Multnomah Polk. Sherman Umatilla Wasco. Yambill.

Total..
Oregon (May 1-31):
Counties--

Baker
Benton....

Oregon (July 1-31):
Counties--

Benton.
Columbia.
Coos...
Jackson
Lane
Linn.
Marion

Multnomah.
1 No case.

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New Jersey:

Atlantic County.
Bergen County
Burlington County
Camden County..
Cape May County.
Cumberland County
Essex County.
Gloucester County
Hudson County.
Hunterdon County
Mercer County
Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Morris County
Ocean County
Passaic County.
Salem County
Somerset County
Sussex County
Union County
Warren County

Total.....
South Carolina:

Abbeville County
Aiken County.
Anderson County.

15 32 10 13 35 10 43

3 16

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South Carolina–Continued.

Barnwell County.
Calhoun County
Charleston County.
Cherokee County
Chester County
Chesterfield County
Clarendon County
Darlington County.
Fairfield County.
Florence County
Greenville County
Greenwood County
Kershaw County.
Lancaster County
Lee County.
Marion County,
Newberry County.
Orangeburg County.
Pickens County.
Richland County.
Saluda County
Spartanburg County.
Sumter County
Williamsburg County.
York County

16

293

Total.

11 6 5

17

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CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS.

South Carolina Report for August, 1913. The State Board of Health of South Carolina reported that during the month of August, 1913, cerebrospinal meningitis had been notified in South Carolina as follows: Chester County 1 case, Spartanburg County 3 cases.

Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 30, 1913.

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POLIOMYELITIS (INFANTILE PARALYSIS)–Continued.

Oregon Report for July, 1913. The State Board of Health of Oregon reported that during the month of July, 1913, 2 cases of poliomyelitis had been notified in Coos County, Oreg.

Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 30, 1913.

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ERYSIPELAS.
Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 30, 1913.

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PELLAGRA.
Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 30, 1913.

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PLAGUE.
California-Human Case in Contra Costa County.

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Surg. Currie, of the Public Health Service, reported, September 11, 1913, the occurrence of a fatal case of plague at Martinez, Contra Costa County, Cal. The case occurred in a white man 55 years age, who had resided in Contra Costa County two years, and had worked on a ranch at Pittsburg, Contra Costa County. The patient entered Martinez Hospital September 8 and died September 11.

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California: 1
Cities

Oakland.
Berkeley
San Francisco

531
101

48

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Ang. 30, 1913

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1.59

1,774

1 Rats taken from steamship China, 3.

PLAGUE-Continued.

California—Squirrels Collected and Examined.
During the week ended August 30, 1913, ground squirrels were
examined for plague infection as follows: Alameda County, 70;
Contra Costa County, 197.

Plague-infected Squirrels Found. Of the squirrels examined during the week ended August 30, 1913, one from Contra Costa County was found to be plague infected.

PNEUMONIA.

Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 30, 1913.

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California - Alameda and Oakland Rabies in Animals. Surg. Long, of the Public Health Service, reported by telegraph that during the week ended September 13, 1913, rabies in dogs had been notified as follows: Alameda, 1; Oakland, 4.

TETANUS.

Cases and Deaths Reported by Cities for Week Ended Aug. 30, 1913.

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SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES, DIPHTHERIA, AND TUBERCULOSIS.

State Reports for August, 1913.

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