A GENERAL INCREASE
SYDNEY, April 13. Influenza continues to increase its hold both in the city and country. There were 31 and 37 deaths respectively for the last two days in the city. In Melbourne the disease retains a strong hold, though the death-rate is lower than in the first visitation. In Adelaide there is a steady increase in the number of patients, and there have been several deaths. In Queensland, up to Saturday, the cases were confined to visiting vessels, but on Saturday a case was reported at Warwick.
SYDNEY, April 14. There were forty-sis deaths from influenza during the week-end, making total to date 435.
MELBOURNE, April 14. The Federal Government lias decided to take control of all Inter-State traffic during the influenza epidemic, and not recognise State permits. Twenty influenza deaths occurred during the week-end, making the total 834.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9586, 14 April 1919
AUSTRALIAN EPIDEMIC. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9586, 14 April 1919
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