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Herman - 1 ' ,. . , „ ,. . • . T,., n I Little Patient...
1 ' ,. . , „ ,. . • . T,., n I Little Patient in Darby SUC- j PARALYSIS VICTIM DIES cumbs to the Dreaded Infantile Infantile Disease Another case of infantile paralysis resulting in death to the victim was brought to light this morning, when it was learned that Herman Bass, age three years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bass, of 528 Main street. Darby, had died yesterday afternoon at three o'clock after a short illness fr-om the disease which so farinas baffled the i.the "country.:- j.uu ^i»e, which is the Omj ^..v. ~. Its kind' outside of New' York of this special r species, is known to < the medical profession as infantile paralysis paralysis of the throat and lungs. It was three days ago that the boy was taken sick at his home with what was believed to be imflamation of the bowels. Dr. H. Lenox Dick, a member of the Darby Board of Health, was called and prescribed for the young patient. Upon carefully watching he saw tha^t the child was beginning to show soVne symptons of paralysis. ^y^jI^lill^H JUJA 1 LI1U V^UUIIH y* «- — -•-- •' .' '-- i The case, which is the only one of ------•—• •-...- show some symptons ot paralysis. He called Dr Howard Carpenter, one of the medical chiefs of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, who is considered considered a specialist along diseases per- sere a sp taining to children. Dr. Carpenter has also studied the new disease. ' ' . Yesterday r.-orning at 6 o'clock the chlld was seen to take a turn for the worse and symptoms of the fatal disease disease began to appear more plainly. A few hours before death the left arm and leg were also included in the part which had become affected by the ail- mea t. It is believed that the child con- traded the contagious disease while the thf^ in Philadelphia several weeks ago. at that time staying with relatives. Before Before his return to Darby the boy was taken sick and was prescribed for by Hebrew doctor named Seikel, of the district where "he had been staying. The Darby Board of Health immediately immediately took steps to fight the disease disease by placing a strict quarantine over the house in which the death had occurred. The house of M, Grennbaum. of 504 Main street. Darby, was also placed under quarantine and was fumigated today at noon. Mrs Greenbaum Greenbaum had gone to the Bass house see the child. After a good fumigation, Greenbaum will be allowed to open store at his address. The funeral of the dead child will take place this afternoon, interment to be made in Harjuzah Cemetery^ Hebrew burying ground located in O per Darby. Case in Eddystono

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  1. Delaware County Daily Times,
  2. 10 Aug 1916, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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