AUCKLAND, April/8. The influenza cases from the Niagara increased by seven to-day, making a total of 53. AH the patients were reported to be doing well. Dr. R. H. Makgill, of the Health Department, stated to-night that the whole of the passengers would be land-; ed and isolated in groups on the quarantine island. The ship will then, be thoroughly fumigated. A few members of the crew will remain on board, and ,if no fresh cases occurred during the period of quarantine, the Niagara will berth and discharge her cargo. The Mayor has forwarded the Minister of iPublic Health a resolution passed at a meeting of passengers booked to leave by the asking that the present most unsatisfactory position be terminated immediately, to enable the steamer to be thoroughly fumigated and the voyage continued.
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NIAGARA OUTBREAK., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9582, 9 April 1919
NIAGARA OUTBREAK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9582, 9 April 1919
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