Limerick’s public health authorities are taking all necessary precautions against smallpox after recent alarming reports emerged from the city, as well as Belfast. Although the deadly epidemic has not yet been eradicated in Glasgow, the resources of sanitary science have been utilized to tackle the crisis. Recent records show seven new cases and four related deaths, with a total of 190 individuals still affected by the disease.
As Limerick continues to address the smallpox situation, strict examinations of vessels are carried out to minimize the spread of the virus. While many residents have wisely opted for revaccination, authorities assure there is no cause for undue concern. The diligence of Limerick’s public health authorities highlights their commitment to protect the community from further outbreaks.
Northants Evening Telegraph – Tuesday 16 April 1901