• Short Summary

    SINGAPORE, WITH A POPULATION OF 1,700,000 PEOPLE, HAS BEEN DECLARED A CHOLERA-INJECTED STATE.SINCE THE FIRST?

  • Description

    SINGAPORE, WITH A POPULATION OF 1,700,000 PEOPLE, HAS BEEN DECLARED A CHOLERA-INJECTED STATE.SINCE THE FIRST CHOLERA CASE WAS CONFIRMED TWO WEEKS AGO, TWO PERSONS HAVE DIED AND 22 OTHERS ARE IN HOSPITAL.

    THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT, IN AN ANTI-CHOLERA CAMPAIGN, HAS SET UP 31 INOCULATION CENTRES FOR FREE JABS.UP UNTIL YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), 350,000 PEOPLE HAD BEEN INOCULATED.

    "CONTACT" HOUSES, PONDS AND WELLS IN THE AFFECTED AREAS ARE BEING STERILIZED, AND CLOSE CHECKS ARE BEING MADE ON FOODSTUFFS IN OPEN ROADSIDE STALLS.SINGAPORE'S WATER RATIONING HAS BEEN RELAXED TO ENABLE THE GOVERNMENT CLEANSING DEPARTMENT TO FLUSH BOGGED DRAINS,MARKETS AND PUBLIC CONVENIENCES.

    THE 1,200,000 PEOPLE IMMUNISED DURING A CHOLERA SCARE LAST MAY ARE BEING GIVEN FURTHER JABS AS A PRECAUTION.ALL PEOPLE ENTERING THE CITY AND JOHORE BY ROAD, RAIL, SEA AND AIR MUST HAVE A VALID INOCULATION CERTIFICATE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABVU5SE0WVQLP5FHWL8GR6DDXV
    Media URN:
    VLVABVU5SE0WVQLP5FHWL8GR6DDXV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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