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Diphtheria Outbreak


Posted By: Constance
Date: 1/10/2015 at 14:05:34

The Oelwein Register
Oelwein, Fayette Co., Iowa
Thursday, 02 Oct 1890
Page 2, column 2

- Twenty cases of diphtheria are reported to the state board of health from Charter Oak, Iowa. There are also some cases of typhoid fever caused by impure well water. Two cases of diphtheria are reported from Muscatine county; one resulted fatally.


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