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Epidemic Influenza1

Nature volume 49, pages 210211 | Download Citation



THE present report, a welcome supplement to the epoch-making report on the epidemic of 1889-90, is divided into eight parts, the first seven by Dr. Parsons, and the last one by Dr. Klein. It includes statistical studies of the epidemic of 1890, an account of the recent epidemics in England and Wales, a history of influenza abroad in 1891 and 1892, considerations respecting the ætiology of the disease, notes on some clinical features of the later epidemics, reports on outbreaks in institutions, &c., remarks on the prophylaxis of the disease, and, in Dr. Klein's department, a report on influenza in its clinical and pathological aspects, to which photographic plates are appended exhibiting influenza bacilli.

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