Smallpox Case in Limerick Workhouse: No Cause for Alarm

A meeting in Limerick with medical inspector Dr. Acheson discussed a case of smallpox in a young woman who was admitted to the workhouse. Dr. Acheson stated that she suffered from a modified and obscure form of the disease, and the origin of infection was not traceable. However, Dr. Nolan assured that there is no cause for alarm among the citizens as the patient is recovering.

Northants Evening Telegraph – Thursday 11 April 1901

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