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Report on the epidemic of bubonic plague in Hongkong in the year 1900.

Report on the epidemic of bubonic plague in Hongkong in the year 1900.

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Published by Printed by Noronha & Co., Government Printers in Hongkong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plague -- Hong Kong (China)

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[24]p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18521757M

    The locations giving rise to multiple infections and the number of cases of plague developing at each address, with months of incidence, are as follows: Calle San Fernando —November,4 cases; Calle Teodoro AlonzoNovember and December,2 cases; Calle Cabildo IntramurosNovember and December,2 cases; Calle ComercioFebruary,2 cases; Calle SandeApril,5 cases; Calle Juan LunaMay,2 cases. Roland Ross, had shown that malaria was conveyed by mosquitoes. During the past year various questions relating to the introduction of the separate system and the advisability of having open drains throughout the greater part of the City have been again brought forward in most cases by anonymous writers. The realisation of land reclamation plans at that time faced as many challenges as it does today. It will be seen that, in common with other methods of rat destruction, fumigation has a limited application and a number of serious objections.

    An Englishman, Sir Patrick Manson, had first shown that disease might be transmitted by the bites of insects, and another Englishman, Maj. The landmark buildings in Central imitated the European building style of the time. Although both of these reservoirs are larger than the Shing Mun Reservoir which was the largest reservoir before the warthey still proved insufficient to meet the rapidly rising need for fresh water after the war. We are told that the excavations total , cubic yards; that the Gatun Dam contains 21, cubic yards of material; and that the locks and spillways required the laying of some 4, cubic yards of concrete. There was none.

    Some railroads decided to run subsidiary bus operations in the hope of squeezing out motor carriers. Although there is a lack of testimonial evidence from the female victims of Hong Kong, according to some eyewitnesses thousands of females could have been raped. The same superstitions and religious beliefs which prevent the killing of venomous snakes in India, at the annual cost of thousands of human lives, operate against most measures of rat destruction proposed by the Government. The crisis in public ground transportation emerged first on the railroads because freight had been cross subsidizing passengers for years and the companies had withdrawn from unprofitable passenger services whenever possible. The war divided the country between the North Union and South Confederate. He was the first town planning engineer of Hong Kong.


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As the annual rainfall for was 3, mm and the climate normal before was not included in the calculations, the official average annual rainfall for in Hong Kong was 2, mm. With all these astonishing comparisons in mind, is it strange that the digging of the Panama Canal is the world's greatest engineering project?

Starting on the upstream side there is a section made of solid material from Culebra Cut. The four students were known by the Qing as the Four Bandits. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, Eight and three-fourths miles of mains from 7 inch to 3 inch diameter have been laid.

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book illustrated by an amusing incident that occurred at a senatorial hearing on the Isthmus. Alexander is seen in many roles in our culture. As it would have been out of order either for other members or myself to have attempted to express our non-concurrence with the opinions expressed by the honourable member, I take this opportunity of placing on record that though I believe the more general introduction of meters in the cases of detached or semi-detached houses might with advantage both to the consumer and the ratepayers of this Colony be permitted ; their general use throughout the native quarters of the City, where the bulk of the population reside in tenement houses and in many cases no less than three or more families occupy one floor, would not only be attended with a very large initial expense, but their maintenance and the prevention of their being tampered with or stolen, even if practicable, would be very costly.

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The public also was impatient with the long time required for preparation and insistently demanded that "the dirt begin to fly. From the northern coast to the south is a range of hills that run across the east and west. The people of Mokau, who lived a few kilometres south of the Awakino, hammered corrugated iron across the windows of their homes and sealed the cracks in their granaries.

Yellow fever and malaria killed engineers and common laborers alike. The ensuing costs of countering the violence together with reduced income from services instigated a financial crisis.

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