[per press association.]
Melbourne, April 11. Theepidemic of "La Grippe," is still spreading. Several members of the Ministry have been attacked by the disease, and at Port Melbourne a case has proved fatal, the victim;succumbed after an illness of four'days. Woodville, April 11. La Grippe is prevalent here, and in several cases has assumed a severe form. Invercargill, Apri 111. Doctors and chemists have, been kept busy during the last six months. Sickness has been more prevalent than was ever previously known here. Diphtheria is still prevalent, and it is'stated that one minister alone has read the burial service at the graves of seven victims during the last three weeks. Influenza has been general, and two large town schools with over 1000 pupils on the rolls are closed.
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La Grippe., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2398, 11 April 1890
La Grippe. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2398, 11 April 1890
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