Excerpt from The Practitioner, Vol. 82: A Medical Journal; January-June, 1909
The facts mentioned above indicate that the mere mor tality of this disease is not great, and does not justify either the public fear of it, or the public expenditure upon it. Nevertheless both these are fully justified on other grounds. For although its mortality may be but slight, and its course in most cases be uneventful, scarlet fever is a variable and treacherous disease. And it o.ves these features to the characters of the complications, to which in an unusual degree it is subject, from first to last.
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