Mortality from influenza in Ireland
Item Type:Journal article
Citation:Thompson, William J. 'Mortality from influenza in Ireland'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XIV No. 1, 1919/1920, pp1-14
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Since the period of the Great Famine ("The Black Forty-seven"), with its awful attendant horrors of fever and cholera, no disease of an epidemic nature created so much havoc in any one year in Ireland as Influenza in 1918, for during that year, out of a total of 78,695 deaths from all causes registered no less than 10,651 deaths, or 13.5 per cent., were ascribed to this cause.
Description:Read November 14th, 1919.
Author: Thompson, William J.
Other Titles:President's address
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XIV No. 1 1919/1920
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