Annual Report of the Medical Officer: Supplement to the Annual Report of the Local Government Board, Volume 35, Issue 2

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1908
 

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Page 15 - Though the important question whether man is susceptible to bovine tuberculosis at all is not yet absolutely decided, and will not admit of absolute decision to-day or to-morrow, one is nevertheless already at liberty to say that, if such a susceptibility really exists the infection of human beings is but a very rare occurrence.
Page 602 - Where any person sustains any damage by reason of the exercise of any of the powers of this Act, in relation to any matter as to which he is not himself in default, full compensation shall be made to such person by the local authority exercising such powers...
Page 14 - ... bacillus of tuberculosis may be excreted from such an udder in sufficient numbers to produce infection in experimental animals both by ingestion and inoculation.
Page 582 - Any person who — (1.) While suffering from any dangerous infectious disorder wilfully exposes himself without proper precautions against spreading the said disorder in any street, public place, shop, inn, or public conveyance, or enters any public conveyance without previously notifying to the owner, conductor, or driver...
Page 613 - Governments, and We confidently rely on the support of the Reichstag, without distinction of parties. In order to realize these views, a Bill for the Insurance of Workmen against Industrial Accidents will first of all be laid before you ; after which a supplementary measure will be submitted, providing for a general organization of industrial Sick Relief Insurance.
Page 30 - There is far less difficulty in recognising clinically that a cow is distinctly suffering from tuberculosis, in which case she may be yielding tuberculous milk. The milk coming from such a cow ought not to form part of human food, and, indeed, ought not to be used as food at all. Our results clearly point to the necessity of measures more stringent than those at present enforced being taken to prevent the sale or the consumption of such milk.
Page 30 - There can be no doubt but that in a certain number of cases the tuberculosis occurring in the human subject, especially in children, is the direct result of the introduction into the human body of the bacillus of bovine tuberculosis ; and there also can be no doubt that, in the majority at least of these cases, the bacillus is introduced through cows
Page 582 - Gives lends sells transmits or exposes, without previous disinfection, any bedding clothing rags or other things which have have been exposed to infection...
Page 13 - We have obtained ample evidence that food derived from tuberculous animals can produce tuberculosis in healthy animals. The proportion of animals contracting tuberculosis after experimental use of such food is different in one and another class of animals ; both carnivora and herbivora are susceptible, and the proportion is high in pigs.
Page 582 - ... and a person who, while suffering from any such disorder, enters any public conveyance without previously notifying to the owner or driver that he is so suffering...

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