Annual Report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1892-93

Annual Report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1892-93

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...and of typhoid fever, four; in connection with these cases isolation was provided, and thorough ablutions aud disinfection. One school was closed until put in a sanitary condition. Continued improvement in our sewerage is needed. A few cases of glanders in horses each of which was killed or died from the disease. 1893. Improvements have been made in the methods of disposal of excreta. Ten nuisances were abated, seven of which were reported to the board. We had sixteen cases of diphtheria and six of scarlet fever which were treated with the usual sanitary precautions. A few cases of drowning have occurred. There were two deaths from fire in a burning building, and one child was burned in the absence of its parents by its clothes catching fire.--Dr. D. E. Seymour, Sec. Cambridge. Two nuisances were abated in 1893. Infectious diseases are reported in neither of the two years.--S. G. Quimby, Sec. Camden. 1892. We have the best water supply in the State. The source is Mirror lake. We expect to have drainage and sewerage this year. Of eleven nuisances reported all were removed. There were twenty-eight cases of scarlet fever and two of typhoid, none of which proved fatal. In every case we have placarded the house and left circulars and at the proper time disinfected all the rooms. The school-houses were also disinfected. There have been a few cases of measles in a light form. 1893. This year we have sewerage, and our board recommends more in the near future. One case of diphtheria, seven of scarlet fever and one of typhoid fever were managed with the usual precautions as recommended by the State Board. By the upsetting of a boat one young man was drowned.--A. Buchanan, Sec. Canaan. 1892. No infectious diseases, but pneumonia and diarrhceal diseases of...
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  • English
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  • 9781236670915