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92   LAWS OF ONTARIO

with in respect to the prevention of diseases of the eyes of new born children. Persons who reside in a house in which a communicable disease exists must not attend or be employed in any educational institution during the period of quarantine, and it is the duty of the officer of any such institution to see that proper notice is given to the medical officer of health where any pupil or employee or officer has been exposed to a communicable disease. Communicable diseases include any contagious or infectious disease, more particularly smallpox, chicken-pox, diphtheria, scarlet-fever, typhoid fever, measles, german measles, glanders, cholera, erysipelas, tuberculosis, mumps, anthrax, bubonic plague, rabies, poliomyelitis and cerebral spinal meningitis and any other disease which may be declared by the regulations to be a communicable disease. The result of a long period of patient and skilful education of the public has brought about the general disposition to regard the work of the public boards and officers in a proper light and to not only submit to but to assist in any precautionary, preventive and remedial

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