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Infantile Paralysis – Cases at Thurnscoe

September 1947

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer – Friday 01 August 1947

More Cases in the North

In the West Riding administrative area the number of cases had Increased 92 by last night. The new cases are from Holmflrth (boy aged 3). Thurnscoe and Burley-ln- Wharfedale (boys of four years). Otley (baby girl) and Kelghley (man aged 31).

Yorkshire Evening Post – Saturday 23 August 1947

Eight West Riding Cases

For the second day succession, eight new cases were reported to-day the West Riding administrative area, making total 204. The number cases In the area has been doubled three weeks. The new cases are a man and woman at Brigbouse; girls at Royston, Harrogate and Thurnscoe; boys aged two and 13, at (near Doncaster), and Ben Rhydding; and a young main at Bcrwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds

Yorkshire Evening Post – Monday 08 September 1947

New Paralysis Cases

Two cases infantile paralysis  – men from Thurnscoe and Hemsworth —were reported during the week-end. There have been 239 cases in the West Riding administrative area since a woman has been sent to Bradford Fever Hospital with paralysis.