HC Deb 01 July 1920 vol 131 c668W

asked the Secretary for Scotland whether any other measures have been taken in Glasgow besides removal to hospital of cases, isolation of contacts and free vaccination, to deal with the small-pox outbreak; and, if so, what are these measures?


The main additional measures taken by the public health authority of Glasgow are: house-to-house visitation in infected areas; daily visitation of contacts during the incubation period; attention to general sanitation and public cleanliness; disinfection of houses, clothing and bedding of cases and contacts; and daily disinfection of tramcars. In addition, every effort has been made to trace source of infection in every known case.

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