OUTBREAK OF TYPHOID.
MAORIS AND WHITES AFFECTED.
Raetihi, January 25
A short time ago an outbreak of typhoid fever among the Maoris of Paetihi was stamped out by the Health Department, but an outbreak has now oeeurred among the white j population, and is so serious that j seyen cases have been reported, one of which terminated fatally Tbe out j break is not due to any lack of precau- I tions on the part of the Health De j pirtmnnt, for as soon as the report of the unfortunate condition of affair, was received prompt measures were ! taken to grapple with the position, j and to have tbe patients isolated.
It is stated that there is likely to bs an interesting development. It is [ furthermore reported that the house !in which one patient died was burned down after tbe widow had been removed to the hospital for treatment. Altogether rather peculiar complications have arisen in connection with the unfortunate occurrence. The majority of those affected are mill hands, th. sue exception being a sur veyor. \vho_e bread and meat were left at the botura in which the out break occurred.
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OUTBREAK OF TYPHOID., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3473, 26 January 1915