Sunday, March 30, 2008

Quarantine of Dycusburg Raised (1899)

Kuttawa, Ky. Dec. 20 -- At the instigation of the Board of Health, the physicians, after a thorough investigation have decided that there are no cases of smallpox in this county and have notified the Board of Health to that effect.

At Dycusburg the quarantine has been raised the large number of alleged cases of smallpox there for several weeks having proved to be measles and also a disease pronounced as Cuban Itch.

Source: Bee (Earlington, Ky.): Thursday, December 28, 1899.

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