Tuesday, December 3, 2013

On This Date in Minnesota History: December 3

December 3, 1896 – Due to the presence of scarlet fever in Alexandria (Minn.), “all churches and schools have been closed for a week. No public meetings of any kind will be allowed. There are presently twelve cases, all of a mild form.”

Broad Axe; “
Minnesota News, Interesting Happenings to the North Star State”; December 3, 1892.

Red cheeks and pale area around the mouth in scarlet fever


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