Kōrero: Sewage, water and waste

Scarlet fever, 1866

Scarlet fever, 1866

The Grey River Argus describes an outbreak of scarlet fever (a contagious bacterial infection) at Waikouaiti, north of Dunedin, in 1866. A fever hospital was built on Dunedin’s town belt reserve in 1876 in response to repeated outbreaks.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Grey River Argus, 22 December 1866, p. 3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christine Dann, 'Sewage, water and waste - Dirt and disease', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24423/scarlet-fever-1866 (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Christine Dann, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010