Twenty-Third Annual Report of the Health Department of the City of Boston, for the Year 1894 (Classic Reprint)

Twenty-Third Annual Report of the Health Department of the City of Boston, for the Year 1894 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Twenty-Third Annual Report of the Health Department of the City of Boston, for the Year 1894 The excessive prevalence of pneumonia, which caused the largest number of deaths in 1893, has subsided, and con sumption resumes its former place as the principal factor in the city's mortality. The deaths from this latter cause num bered which is per cent. Of the total mortality. The deaths from pneumonia numbered or per cent. Of the total. Diphtheria became epidemic during the year, causing 817 deaths, and its increase was noticeable in every month of the year over those of 1893. It assumed an epi demic form in the last week of September, reached its climax about the first week in December, and gradually fell off at the end of the year. 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 | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243135831
  • 9780243135837