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Infection : take notice : the public are hereby cautioned as to the best measures for combating infection and preventing the spread of the "catching" diseases, such as scarlet fever, small pox, measles, typhus, &c.

[between 1870 and 1879?]
  • Ephemera

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Broadside promoting high levels of domestic hygiene (using Condy's Fluid as the preferred disinfectant) to combat infectious disease, thoroughly cleaning drinking water storage cisterns and water butts, drains, sinks, urinals, toilets, aiding good ventilation with a disinfectant spraying vaporiser, disinfecting sick-rooms and instructing nurses and attendants to wash regularly with disinfectant and washing patients in diluted disinfectant baths.


[London] : Proprietors of The Sanitary Record, [between 1870 and 1879?] London : McCorquodale & Co.)

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1 broadside ; 35 cm


Title from head of text.
"Published by the proprietors of The Sanitary Record ... edited by Dr. Hardwicke, deputy coroner for central Middlesex, med. officer of health for Paddington."
"For distribution by vestries, district boards, guardians, health officers, inspectors, poor-law surgeons, clergymen, visitors, and others."



  • English

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