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Table 1 Outbreak data.

From: A plague on five of your houses - statistical re-assessment of three pneumonic plague outbreaks that occurred in Suffolk, England, between 1906 and 1918

Case Number Name Age Date of symptom onset Date of death Location Symptomatic period (days) Serial interval (days) Number of secondary cases
Shotley, 1906/07
1 Mrs C 53 9th Dec. 12th Dec. Charity Farm Cottages 3 Index case 1
2 Mrs R 24 17th Dec. 19th Dec. Charity Farm Cottages 2 8 2
3 Miss E. C 19 20th Dec. Recovered Charity Farm Cottages Recovered 3 0
4 Mrs G 46 24th Dec. 26th Dec. Brickhill Terrace Cottages 2 7 3
5 Mr H. G ? 27th Dec. Recovered Brickhill Terrace Cottages Recovered 3 0
6 Mr G 56 28th Dec. 2nd Jan. Brickhill Terrace Cottages 5 4 1
7 Mr R. G 7 30th Dec. 4th Jan. Brickhill Terrace Cottages 5 6 0
8 Mrs W 66 3rd Jan. 6th Jan. Brickhill Terrace Cottages 3 6 0
Freston, 1910
9 Miss A. G 9 12th Sept. 16th Sept. Latimer Cottages 4 Index case 1
10 Mrs C 40 21st Sept. 23rd Sept. Latimer Cottages 2 9 2
11 Mr C 57 26th Sept. 29th Sept. Latimer Cottages 3 5 Isolated
12 Mrs P 43 26th Sept. 29th Sept. Turkey Farm Cottages 3 5 Isolated
Erwarton, 1918
13 Mrs B 52 8th June 13th June Warren Lane Cottages 5 Index case 1
14 Mrs G 42 16th June 19th June Warren Lane Cottages 3 8 0
  1. Columns 2 - 6 copyright The Trustee, The Wellcome Trust, reproduced with permission; originally published in [9].