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August 13, 1892

Fourteenth Annual Report of the Board of Health of the State of Connecticut.

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Year ended November 30, 1891. Registration Report for 1890 of Births, Marriages, Deaths and Divorces. State Printers, Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor: New Haven. 1892.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(7):204-205. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420070028008

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Abstract

This volume contains 650 pages, of which 446 are devoted to the sanitary operations of the Board, under the supervision of Dr. C. A. Lindsley, Secretary, while the remaining pages contain the tables and comments of the Bureau of Vital Statistics.

The State appears, from the reports of the various districts, to have been comparatively free from typhoid fever, in epidemic form, as compared with some recent years. One of the papers of this Report, however, gives some important details respecting an outbreak of fever at a hotel of a popular summer resort. One of the features of the epidemic was the fact that none of the victims were taken down with the fever until they had returned to their homes. And thus it yields a curious instance of typhoid fever taking its origin in one place, from a given water-supply, and the patients separating to widely distant parts of

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