Small-Pox at Denaby.

May 1892

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Friday 06 May 1892

Small-Pox at Denaby.

Small-pox exist in five houses at Denaby Main, and in all the cases the persons affected are related to each other. The cases are comparatively mild in character.

The medical officer for the Doncaster Sanitary Authority (Mr. J. M. Wilson) is taking every precaution to prevent the spread of the disease, and the Colliery Company have placed two Cottages at his service, which have been converted into a temporary hospital.

Four cases have been removed to the hospital, and skilled nurse baa been engaged to attend to them.

The persons effected have been revaccinated, and the homes in which they reside stoved.