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Influenza Encyclopedia

ï~~ -Air MORTALITY FOR THE MONTH OF MAR. 1918.j 1 -EA LTH AN D HY 1 N CLASSIFIED BY CAUSES OP DBATh Apoplexy.................1 Appendicitis................................ I * Asthma...........................2 * Consaumption.............................. 44 Diphtheria and Croup...................... 3 Diarrhoea) Diseases....................... 2 Dlaeaaesof Brain............ t Dfsasaarfferi.......................... 47, Diseases of Kidneys...................... 4e Diseases of Liver................7 Diueesof krteriea.......................... 9 Dlseaseaof Pary Infanscy...................26 Erysipelas.................................. I Malignant Growthi......................... 14 Sejiity........................ 7 Septicansis................................ f Meningitis (simple).............4 Meningitis (Cerebso-Spluat).................. 0 Peritonitis.................................a Pneumonia (Lobar)........................ 87 Pneumonia (Catarrhtal)..................... 22 Puerperal Fever.......................... Y Scarlet Fever............................... 0 Suicide...........................7 rtyphioid Fever........................... 2 Influenza.............................. 2 WhoopingCougit........................... o Diabetes.................................. 2 Bronchitis................................ s Measles....................................no Other Causes cf Death...................... 13 Totsa.......................8ai t Report of infectious:and Contagious Diseases Pets. Jant. Diphtheria.................................................... 22 27 Scarlet Fever..................................................20 14 Snail-poi....................................................16 11 Measles........................................................ ice u15 Phthlas Pulrnonaiis..............:............................ 7R 653 Meningococus Meningitis....................................... t 9 Erysipelas..................................................... 17 12 Typiod Fever'................................................. 2 4 Opthliahaa..................................................... 6 Infantile Paralysis................................. 0 *. SANITARY. DEPARTMENT. Hetias shfuigated.:....95 Houses fumigated for dipltheria;.....1 Houses piacarded........................ W5. Houses fumigated for tubercuiosis.... i.. t3 Houses fumigated for scarlet fever.... 18 Houses fumigated for small Pox............. 1U Report of Bitss for flout!. of Mar. 1918 Mal................................ 172 Wite.....................................31:Fe ai:............................... 149 Black............................. Still. Births.............................. 20 Total...............................-4: -BULLETIN OF-.JEEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, LOUISVILLE, KY. pU BLI%-'' DR. T. H. BAKER. Health Officer APRIL 1918 11l SERIES 88 EDITO.RIAL. "The: nation -with the keenest sense of justice.-.and the.hge standard of intelligence Nand morals is the;one which should place the highest value upon human life and.suround it' with, the greatest We have'no tamne or paience -Wth;the phy iciah.wbo"guesses" a-certain patient.'has;dIphthera.or typl od:fevesr o r for:.the doctor;whose. patient is "threatened with-typhoid. or7 threatened:with dipht herla." The patient either has 'em or he:hasn't.gb eii.: There: is no' middle.ground. and no " necessity; for "guessing"_:: or. for.:bein~ "threatened":with a: disease. Make your;.doctor take specimens:and have them' examined in thee City Health,Laboratory: or: some: other reliable place. The:oine: indispensable:asset of the.working; man: is -health andiis the' founda tion. upon which rests the.happiness. of the 'people and,.the welfare of the city and the country.= Babies have.a, r ght, to: an.officially registered. name. It's the iunused' b ty:that " deterloates -most rapidly. Being healthy si eh~:first duty of.every. citizen.:A. walk in' the open: airitsworth two i the house. A small mrosquiito tis adangerous thing. DON'T COUNT.THE. COST: 0i A CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN, FIGURE THE PRIOFIT.., 'Millions of dollars.are- spent lust to keep' weeds off- the roadbeds of this' coun try's;railroads-and.-It _ pays,. because:It makes.easier; the. early detection of a loosened.spike. that, might. be,. the:first- factor: in a disastrous wreck. So, too, the. people of: Louisville Will find thsat it pays to spend money and time and personal effort.in keeping their houses, yards, and city clean and free from removable. rubbish. It will pay by helping. to prevent disease. Tuberculosis, long a" baffling scientific.puzzle, is known now. to be primarily an. economic and. housing' problem.. The. disease is: certain to appear -when people are forced:to, or submit to* living in filthy,. congested and unventilated houses from which the sun, struggle as it.may cannot gain entrance.. Typhoid fever. is principally a 'sanitary problem, a" problem of.building "proper. water supplies= and:sewer systems, as well as instruction in personal hygiene., I

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