Annual Reports of the State Board of Health of Illinois, for the Years Ending 1889, 1890, 1891

Annual Reports of the State Board of Health of Illinois, for the Years Ending 1889, 1890, 1891 : With an Appendix Containing Zymotic Diseases in Chicago, 1890-92 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Annual Reports of the State Board of Health of Illinois, for the Years Ending 1889, 1890, 1891: With an Appendix Containing "Zymotic Diseases in Chicago, 1890-92" Notwithstanding the unusual meteorological conditions, characterized most notably by a temperature Of from 5 to 8 degrees higher than the normal during the last two months of 1888, the public health of the State was remarkably good, at the close Of the quarter. Diphtheria prevailed in an epidemic form in Cambridge, Chicago and elsewhere in Cook county, Danville, Franklin Grove, Galesburg, Greenview, Marseilles, Moline, Mt. Olive, Rockford, Rossville and Oconee. From some of these places reports are received of bad sanitary condition, people ignorant as to health matters and willfully disregard instructions, dis ease epidemic and unusually fatal, parents keep their children away from the schools. From the majority the reports are more satisfactory - dis ease light and not much spread, the circulars of the board came very timely and have done much good, instructions have been faithfully carried out and the epidemic is at an end. Scarlet fever was reported at Benton, Champaign. Chester, Galesburg, Greenview, Marseilles, Nauvoo, Rossville, Thompson, Rockford and Shelby ville; the disease was generally mild and the mortality light. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
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  • 9780243202997