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Morbidity and mortality weekly report, Vol. 1, no. 17, May 2, 1952
  • Published Date:
    May 2, 1952
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  • Corporate Authors:
    United States, National Office of Vital Statistics
  • Series:
    Morbidity and mortality weekly report ; v. 1, no. 17
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  • Description:
    Provisional statistics for specified notifiable diseases in the United States for week ended April 26, 1952 [p. 1-2] -- Provisional statistics for deaths in selected cities for week ended April 26, 1952 [p. 7]

    Epidemiological reports: Anthrax [p. 1] – Gastroenteritis [p. 1] – Human rabies [p. 1] – Influenza [p. 1-2] – Communicable diseases in other areas [p. 2]

    Table 1. Comparative data for cases of specified notifiable diseases: United States [p. 2] -- Cases of specified diseases with comparative data: United States, each division and state for week ended April 26, 1952 [p. 3-4] -- Table 3. Table 3. Cases of specified diseases: selected cities for week ended April 26, 1952 [p. 5-6] -- Table 4 Deaths in selected cities by geographic division [p. 7] -- Table 5. Table 5. Deaths in selected cities by geographic division for week ended April 26, 1952 [p. 8]

    "The number of cases of menningococcal infections continues to be higher than during the same period of 1950 and 1951 as shown in the chart below. For the week ended April 19 the cumulative total since the seasonal low week September 1, 1951, was 3,228 as compared with 2,775 for the same period of 1950-51, and 3,368 for 1949-50. For January and February 1952 the estimated death rate based on a IO-percent was 1.1 per 100,000 population as compared with 0.8 for same period of 1951. The number of deaths from influenza and pneumonia reported in 58 cities was 270 for the week ended April 19 as compared with 254 for the previous week. The numbers reported by geographical areas with figures for the previous week in parentheses, were: New England, 24 (21); Middle Atlantic, 85 (91); East North Central,57 (40); West North Central, 24 (21); South Atlantic, 23 (19); East South Central, 17 (13); West South Central, 13 (13); Mountain, 9 (8); and Pacific, 18 (23)." - p. 1-2

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