National Board of Health Bulletin

National Board of Health Bulletin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...agricultural region of the Sacramento Valley, about six miles east of that river.and three miles from the foot-hills of tbe Sierra Nevada Mountains. TV drainage is naturally good, but it is hoped that the authorities will be induced to perfect it by a complete system of sewerage. Fmm the winter of 1877 to April, ' 1879, diphtheria was epidemic and verv fatal, but no case hattoccurred since last May. Saint Louis, Mo.--Dr. Charles W. Francis, health commissioner, writes, January 16, as follows, concerning infected articles of trade: In No. 26 of the National Board Of Health Bulletin reference is made by Dr. T. C. Minor, health officer of Cincinnati, to the shipment of infected articles of commerce, and especially of rags, tSint Louis, Louisville, Cincinnati, and eastern cities. I iramediarely instructed Sanitary Officer Dr. J. H. Moore to make an investigation of this matter; and, in accordance with my instructions, visits were made to tbe rag merchants and commission merchants. An examimtioii of the books of those firms that handled rags showed that tbar shipments for months past have.been received from the North inj West, and that, with the exception of Texas, few rags are reei" here from the South. I intend to watch this matter, however, inasmuch aa the opening of trade in the spring may bring rags from infected districts af W South. P'KKLIMIXATIV KKl-oKT ON AX INVESTIGATION CONCERNING THE BEST MKI'IIOU FOIt PKTKRMIXIXc; TIIR AMOUNT OK OROANIC MATTER IN THK AIR. By Pmfnwor Ira Kenixeli. of thn Juhnx Hopkins Tiiiveraity, Baltimore, Mil. I herewith.submit a lirief report on the results of the experiments nmlertaken at the request of the National Board of Health for the purpose of deciding upon the best method for more

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  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 930g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763394
  • 9781236763396