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FAIRLY SERIOUS

SCARLET FEVER POSITION Advice that a nurse on the staff of the Warkworth Hospital had developed scarlet fever and that three baby patients had developed pemphigus was received last night by the Auckland Hospital Board from the deputy medical superintendent. Auckland Hospital, Dr. C. B. Gilberd, who stated that he had been in touch with the medical officer of health and had closed the Warkworth Hospital until further notice. Dr. Gilberd said he had also arranged for maternity cases booked in at Warkworth to be sent to Whangarei, Te Kopuru or St. Helens, according to the home districts of the patients. The chairman of the board, Mr. Alan J. Moody, reported that scarlet fever was on the increase and it might be necessary to open up an extra ward at Cornwall Hospital. "The position is fairly serious,", he said. . ■

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FAIRLY SERIOUS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945

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FAIRLY SERIOUS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945

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