Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Health of the City of Boston, for the Financial Year 1882-83 (Classic Reprint)

Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Health of the City of Boston, for the Financial Year 1882-83 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Health of the City of Boston, for the Financial Year 1882-83 So few cases in our own city, with so much intercourse with other great centres of population where the disease has been so alarmingly prevalent, is due to the efficient legislation under which the Board of Health is enabled to act, prompt measures for isolation, thorough vaccination, and careful fumigation of infected premises and clothing. The decrease in the deaths of children under five years of age is highly satisfactory when the number of deaths of the past year is compared with the average number of the previous ten years, or with the years 1880 and 1881. In the former year the number of infant deaths was and in the latter while in the past year the number was The percentages of the seven years previous show a steady and perceptible decrease. 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 | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024331132X
  • 9780243311323