Annual Report of the State Board of Health of Massachusetts, Volume 21

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Page lii - ... or any other disease dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof to the selectmen or board of health of the town ; and if he refuses or neglects to give such notice, he shall forfeit for each offence not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars SECT.
Page lii - When a physician knows that a person whom he is called to visit is infected with small-pox...
Page lvii - Michigan, 1871, as follows: (1734). SEC. 43. Whenever any householder shall know that any person within his family is taken sick with the smallpox or any other disease dangerous to the public health...
Page lvii - ... or during a period of two weeks after the death, recovery, or removal of such sick person; and any pupil coming from such household shall be required to present, to the teacher of the school the pupil desires to attend, a certificate, from the attending physician or board of health, of the facts necessary to entitle him to admission in accordance with the above regulation.
Page 287 - The sitting height is the vertical distance between the top of the head and the surface upon which the individual is seated. The...
Page lxi - The boards of health in the several cities and towns shall cause a record to be kept of all reports received in pursuance of the preceding sections and such record shall contain the names of all persons who are sick, the localities in which they live, the diseases with which they are affected, together with the date and the names of the persons reporting any such cases.
Page 5 - ... sewage, having regard to the present and prospective needs and interests of other cities, towns, corporations, firms or individuals which may be affected thereby. It shall also from time to time consult with and advise persons or corporations engaged or intending to engage in any manufacturing or other business, drainage or...
Page lxiv - ... that the virus is present, whether there is disease of the udder or not; 3, that there is no ground for the assertion that there must be a lesion of the udder before the milk can contain the infection of tuberculosis...
Page lxiv - ... that on the contrary, the bacilli of tuberculosis are present and active in a very large proportion of cases in the milk of cows affected with tuberculosis, but with no discoverable lesion of the the udder.
Page 316 - Thus, while we gain no positive new light in the etiology of epidemic influenza in this series of examinations, we are able, from the results of the studies on the pneumonia which accompanies it, to establish the probability that the pneumonia, although apt to be irregular in its course and atypical in its morphology, is usually due to the same bacterial agency as is at work in the ordinary acute lobar pneumonia. How much this may be further complicated by the frequent presence of the pyogenic bacteria,...

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