Thursday, March 5, 2009

An Epidemic Of Spinal Meningitis Making Trouble in Iowa

The Grand Forks Daily Herald - 21 April 1907
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  Centerville, Ia., April 20 -- Much anxiety is being felt by the epidemic of spinal meningitis which is raging in the northwestern part of Appanoose county.  There are a score or more cases in the village of Mystic and surrounding mining camps and several deaths already have resulted.  The latest death reported was a child of Mrs. Dora Graham and another child in the same family is ill with the disease and its death is hourly expected.

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