The treatment of 44 cases of meningococcal meningitis and 6 cases of pneumococcal meningitis is discussed. Reasons for the high incidence of leptomeningitis among tropical mine natives are suggested. The clinical picture of meningococcal meningitis as seen in 44 cases is reviewed.
An epidemic of whooping cough which occurred in a Native urban township is descriptionbed. The epidemiology of the disease was studied in relation to residence, age, sex, inoculation state and attendance at a nursery school.