Teachers' Sanitary Bulletin Volume 7-8; No. 11; Nos. 20-26; Nos. 28-33

Teachers' Sanitary Bulletin Volume 7-8; No. 11; Nos. 20-26; Nos. 28-33

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...there being that number, the number which has occurred was only 2.25 cases, and only.1 of one death per outbreak. In other words there are about five times as many cases and five times as many deaths where the two measures are neglected as in those outbreaks where they are enforced. I may say, before passing from that diagram, that you will see that almost precisely the same thing is true relative to diphtheria that is true of scarlet fever, that in the average township, village or small city, where the measures of isolation and disinfection are neglected, about thirteen Plate 937, page 31. ISOLATION AND DISINFECTION RESTRICTED SCARLET FEVER AND DIPHTHERIA IN MICHIGAN DURING THE 10 YEARS 1887-96. cases occur and about three deaths. In the localities where isolation and disinfection are enforced there are only about two cases and an average of half a death. In other words, there are five times as many cases of diphtheria and five times as many deaths in localities where these measures are not enforced. Now if this disease were attended to in every locality it ought to be stamped out entirely, but it is not, the measures are not enforced in every locality. I have here another diagram which gives the result in the State as a whole. Now, taking the State as a whole, we have on this other diagram Plate No. 939 a representation of what has occurred in the State before and since this work was undertaken. I ought to say that the method of the State Board of Health in distributing the leaflets referred to by Dr. Garner--he speaks of the large number of them that are likely to be wasted; that is probably true, and that is true of any work. We understand that the farmer does not expect all the wheat that he sows to come up and raise a crop, a...show more

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