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INFLUENZA IN LONDON.

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INFLUENZA IN LONDON. A re;-r<3r.ta<tve of the "Press Association," who iins r.,kde careful inquiries regurdir.g the tpidcmic of i»3uenza in the West of London reports tliit lie is unable to discover a single case | in which the symptoms of the patient give any ground for alarm. Tint tf-Hupnn in a very sevure form prevaiis to an abnormal extent at the present moment is generally admitted, but medical mem ,nt0.t conversant with the facts a-ree tint-, no ewicitncd has bt.cn forthcoming Lo s«Lo>v hitj the Cuntiuen'al form of toe inaludy has reached this counlry. A well known practitioner, whose espeiit-nee extends over the greater part of the district between West- bourne Park and Chcbea, declares eniphatically Ahat, although his advice Has been sought regard fee many attacks during the past few weeks, in no instinct,-ins his diagnosis corresponded with that to be expected in the case of Russian influenzal. A doctor fun her north testifies to the same effect; Whilst a gentleman whose practice includes the whole district between Hiromersmith and Chis- wick take3 the view that the publicity given to Me progress of the epidemic on the Continent fc.'Cftunts for the bilk of the cases recently submitted to him for treatment. In some accounts telegraphed to England it fcas bean stated that Russian influenza is fre- • fluently followed by me-tstes or hy mumps, nod •ympu>ms having been observed corresponding r With this theory, invalids have hastily inferred j that the dreadful infection has seized thein. A rash n^t unlike that alt-'udii.g rneasiea often follows an attack of Eugliyh ioduenzI, and the comp'aint is sometimes accompanied by an Mlargement of the glandi. Ordinary influenza is itself infectious, and commonly ruas through au entire family when it begins, i The advice of cne physician consulted in regard to the present epidemic is to fight it out. fteyond the discomfort experienced for three or four days, no danger is to be feared, pro- vided complications are averted by ordinary care I and avoidance of undue exposure. The present spidercii.: in London is regarded by medical men ( as merely a rather severe tyoe of ordinary in- fluenza, stich as has prevailed every winter for eight or nine years pait. me complaint winch nfhicts the postmen at Hammersmith and I'addingtou Is said to be noUiin? Worse than thut affecting the bulk of the citizens bf London at present, and the illness ot shop :ii V»'esthourne-grove is influenza of more titan ordinary severity.

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