Diphtheria, past and present
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Diphtheria, past and present its ©Œtiology, distribution, transmission and prevention by J. Graham Forbes

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Published by John Bale, Sons & Danielsson in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith an introductory note by Sir Frederick Andrewes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, (7) leaves of plates (3 fold) :
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Open LibraryOL13711267M

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History of Diphtheria. Diphtheria: The Plague Among Children. Diphtheria once was a major cause of illness and death among children. The United States recorded , cases of diphtheria in , resulting in 15, deaths. Diphtheria death rates range from about 20% for those under age five and over to % for those aged years. Diphtheria is otherwise called the 'Strangling Angel of Children' and was a dreaded common childhood illness. Statistics shows that in the s there were an estimated , to , cases of.   Before the introduction of vaccines, diphtheria was a leading cause of childhood death around the world, including in the United States. Due to the success of the U.S. immunization program, diphtheria is now nearly unheard of in the United States. However, the disease continues to cause illness globally and there have been outbreaks reported in. Diphtheria—Past and Present, an article from American Journal of Public Health, Vol 24 Issue LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT. Email. Password. Forgot password? Keep me logged in. Register Create a new account. Email. Returning user Can't sign in? Forgot your password? Enter your email address below and we will send you the reset instructions.

  Diphtheria, acute infectious disease caused by the bacillus Corynebacterium diphtheriae and characterized by a primary lesion, usually in the upper respiratory tract, and more generalized symptoms resulting from the spread of the bacterial toxin throughout the body. Diphtheria was a serious contagious disease throughout much of the world until the late 19th century, when its incidence in.   Skin (cutaneous diphtheria)• It is found in people with poor hygiene. Any break in the skin can become infected with diphtheria. The infected tissue develops an ulcerated area and a diphtheria membrane may form over the wound but is not always present. It is slow to heal and may be insensitive when touched. Past and Present is a book by Thomas Carlyle. It was published in April in England and the following month in the United States. It combines medieval history with criticism of 19th-century British society. Carlyle wrote it in seven weeks as a respite from the harassing labor of writing was inspired by the recently published Chronicles of the Abbey of Saint Edmund's Bury, which. Diphtheria No Longer a Threat in the U.S Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), Septem Read preview Overview Call for Action on Diphtheria Bulletin of .