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CITY REPORTS FOR WEEK ENDED DECEMBER 23, 1922–Continued. DIPHTHERIA, MEASLES, SCARLET FEVER, AND TUBERCULOSIS—Continued.

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Texas;

Beaumont
Corpus Christi.
Corsicana.
Dallas.
El Paso..
Fort Worth
Galveston.
Ilouston..
San Antonio.

Waco.
Utah:

Salt Lake City
Vermont:

Barre.
Burlington.

Rutland.
Virginia:

Alexandria
Charlottesville
Lynchburg.
Norfolk
Petersburg
Richmond

Roanoke.
Washington:

Everett. Seattle. Tacoma.

Yakiina
West Virginia:

Bluefield.
Charleston
Clarksburg.
Fairmont
Huntington.
Martinsburg.
Morgantown
Moundsville
Parkersburg

Wheeling
Wisconsin:

Appleton.
Ashland.
Bcloit..
Eau Claire
Fond du Lac
Janesville.
Kenosha.
Madison
Manitowoc
Marinette.
Milwaukee.
Oshkosh..
Racine..
Sheboygan.
Stevens Point.
Superior.
Wausan

West Allis.
Wyoming:

Cheyenne

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FOREIGN AND INSULAR.

CUBA.

Cummunicable Diseases-Habana.

Communicable diseases have been notified at Habana as follows:

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Quarantine Against Gulf Ports in United States Suspended. Under date of December 22, 1922, quarantine measures against Gulf ports in the United States, on account of plague, were declared suspended for arrivals in Cuban ports.

ECUADOR.

Diseases Declared Quarantinable.

By legislative decree of the Government of Ecuador, approved September 29, 1922, Asiatic cholera, bubonic plague, smallpox, typhus fever, and yellow fever were declared subject to quarantine.

Plague -- Plague-Infected Rats - Guayaquil - November, 1922. During the month of November, 1922, one case of plague was notified at Guayaquil, Ecuador. During the same period, out of 8,750 rats examined, 52 rats were found plague infected.

JAMAICA.

“Alastrim.”

During the two weeks ended December 9, 1922, 68 new cases of "alastrim” were reported in the island of Jamaica.

Epidemic Outbreak-St. Thomas Parish. Under date of December 13, 1922, the appearance of a small epidemic of “alastrim” was reported in the parish of St. Thomas,

island of Jamaica, with approximately 100 cases and 10 deaths occurring within the previous two-month period. Twenty-two cases were stated to be present in hospital, and about 42 estimated cases outside of hospital, at the date of the report. More than 2,000 vaccinations were reported performed in the parish during the period covered by the report. It was stated that vaccination was not compulsory in the parish. The disease was reported to be almost exclusively confined to the negro agricultural laborers living in the foothills, and it was stated that few, if any, cases were present in the towns. The parish of St. Thomas adjoins the parish of Portland, in which epidemic prevalence of "alastrim” was reported October 25, 1922.

Typhoid Fever-Kingston and Vicinity. During the two weeks ended December 9, 1922, four cases of typhoid fever were reported at Kingston, occurring during the week ended December 9, 1922. During the two-week period covered by the report, 31 cases of typhoid fever were reported in the vicinity of Kingston.

PORTUGAL

Inspection Regulations for Vessels-Lisbon.

Information dated October 6, 1922, shows that under a law made public September 25, 1922, vessels lying in the harbor of Lisbon were made subject to visits of port sanitary officers up to midnight of each working day.

Plague-Lisbon.

During the period November 10-29, 1922, four new cases of plague with two deaths, were reported at Lisbon, Portugal.

PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA.

Plague-Angola --Loanda.?

Under date of November 4, 1922, the plague outbreak at Loanda, Portuguese West Africa, was stated to have spread from the section of the city in which the first cases were reported to other sections, with a total of 27 deaths from October 1 to 28, 1922. Fatal cases were reported among the white population.

1 Public Health Reports, Nov. 17. 1922, p. 2879. 2 Public Healto Reports, Dec. 15, 1922, p. 3125.

CHOLERA, PLAGUE, SMALLPOX, TYPHUS FEVER, AND YELLOW

FEVER.

Reports Received During Week Ended January 12, 1923.

The reports contained in the following tables must not be considered as complete or final, either as regards the list of countries included or the figures for the particular countries for which reports aro given.

CHOLERA.

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Algeria:
Algiers.

Dec. 1-10.......

1
Arabia:
Aden.

Nov. 26-Dec. 2.... 2
British East Africa:
Kenya Colony
Tanganyika Territory.. Oct. 8-28....

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Canada:
Manitoba
Winnipeg
Dec. 3-9..

4
Chile:
Palparaiso.
Oct. 2-Nov.5.

51
China:
Hongkong.
Nov.5-11.

1
India:
Madras.

Nov. 12-18.

8 Rangoon..

Nov.5 11..

2

1 From medical officers of the Public Health Service, American consuls and other sources.

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CHOLERA, PLAGUE, SMALLPOX, TYPHUS FEVER, AND YELLOW

FEVER-Oontinued,

Reports Received During Week Ended January 12, 1923-Continued.

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Reports Received from December 30, 1922, to January 5, 1923.

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Brazil:
Bahia.

Oct. 29-Nov. 11.
Porto Alegre.

Nov. 19-25..
China:
Hongkong...

Nov. 12-18..
Egypt:
Alexandria.

Nov. 19-25.
Port Said.

....do.... Java:

East Java-Soerabaya...... Oct. 22-28..
Palestine:

Nov. 27-Dec. 4.
Peru.
Localitics-
(hepen

Nov. 1-15.
Guadalupe.

.do..
Liina (Country)

..do.. Lima (city).

.do..
San Pedro...

.do..
Trujillo.
Portugal:
Lisbon.

Nov. 20-26.
Turkey:
Constantinople...

Nov. 22-28..

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i From medical officers of the Public Health Service, American consuls, and other sources. For reports received from July 1 to Dec. 29, 1922, see Public Health Reports for Dec. 29, 1922. The tables of epidemic diseases are terminated semiannually and new tables begun.

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