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Source 2B is part of a report by the Medical Officer of Health for Roxburghshire produced in 1894.

Study the document and answer the following questions.


1. Which diseases were a problem in Melrose district in 1894?

2. According to the source, what is the link between poor housing and disease?
page from Medical Officer of Health's report
Medical Officer of Health report for Roxburghshire 1894
National Archives of Scotland - HH62/8
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