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May 18, 1906 



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HONDURAS. 

Report from Ceiba , fr uit port. 

Acting Assistant Surgeon Robertson reports as follows: Week 
ended May 5, 1906. Present officially estimated population, about 
4,000; general sanitary condition of this port and the surrounding 
country during the week, good. 

Bills of bfalth were issued to the following-named vessels: 



Date. 


i 
Vessel. Destination. 

i 


Number of 
Number passengers 
of crew. ; from this 
port. 


Number of 
passengers 
in transit. 


Pieces of 

baggage 

disinfected. 


May 1 
3 




31 

18 j 2 
29 ! 

18 ] 1 















3 
5 


Jos. Vaecaro New Orleans via 

local ports. 
Columbia \ New Orleans 







Number of aliens sailing for United States from the port during week, 3. 

Report from Puerto Cortez — Precautions against importation of yellow 
fever from Choloma — Sanitary measures. 

Consul Johnson reports, April 16, as follows: 

Puerto Cortez is taking all precautions against the introduction of 
yellow fever from Choloma. 

No passengers are taken on board of trains arriving in or at Choloma. 

Everything is being done to put the town in a healthy condition. 
Ditches have been made in all parts of the town to carry off the stag- 
nant water, and wood has been cut down for a distance of 300 yards 
from the port. 

Inspectors have been appointed by the commandant to look after the 
screening of water tanks and the cleaning of yards. 

Report from, Tela,— Inspection of vessels — Sanitary conditions. 

Acting Assistant Surgeon Roe reports as follows: Week ended 
April 28, 1906. Present officially estimated population, about 4,000; 
general sanitary condition of this port and the surrounding country 
during the week, good. 

Bill of health was issued to the following-named vessel: 



Date. 


Vessel. 


Destination. 


Number 
of crew. 


Number of 

passengers 

from this 

port. 


Number of 
passengers 
in transit. 


Pieces of 
baggage 
disin- 
fected. 


Apr. 27 






17 




















INDIA. 



Report from, Calcutta — Cholera, plague, and smallpox. 

Acting Assistant Surgeon Eakins reports, April 19, as follows: 
No transactions at this port during the week ended April 14, 1906. 
During the week ended April 7, 1906, there were 43 deaths from