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2556 ..*~.. " Jour. " INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONVENTION. Jmn:21,1926. 3. The word «ruipag~ includes all 1>el'8Ons who are not on board for the mere purpose of being carried from one country to another, but who are employed in any capacity whatsoever in the service of the ship or persons on board,' or of the cargo. 4. The word jour means an interval of twenty-four hours. TITLE I. GENERAL PROVISIONS. CHAPTER I. w::es~ ~~ed PROVISIONS TO BE OBSERVED BY THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE COUNTRIES ~.p ,po PARTICIPATING IN THE PRESENT CONVENTION ON THE APPEARANCE OF PLAGUE, CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, OR CEhTAIN OTHER IN- J'ECTIOUS DISEASES IN THEIR TERRITORY SECTION I. - Notijication and 8'UbseflU61ll communications 10 other CO'U/TIlrieS ARTICLE 1. Notl1l.oatlon to othllr Each Government shlill immediately notify the other Govern- Governments, etc. ments and, at the same time the International Office of Public Hygiene; DetaUed information. Plague. Cholera. YelJow fever. (1) The :first authentic case of plague, cholera, or yellow fever discovered in its territory; (2) The first authentic case of plague, cholera, or yellow fever which occurs outside the limits of local areas already affected; (3) The existence of an epidemic of typhus or of smallpox. ARTICLE 2. Ev Jry notification prescribed in Article 1 shall be accompanied, or· very promptly followed, by detailed information as to- (1) Where the disease has appeared; (2) The date of its appearance, its source and its type; (3) The number of established cases and the number of deaths; (4) The extent of the area or areas affected; (5) In the case of plague, the existence of that disease or of an unusual mortality among rats; (6) In the case of cholera, the number of germ carriers when these have been discovered; (7) In the case of yellow fever, theyresenoo and relative prevalence (index) of stegomyia calop'UB (aedes Egypti); (8) The measures taken. ARTICLE 3. Notices to dlplo- The notifications contemplated in Articles I and II are to be ad- matiCo etc., olllcers. dressed to the Diplomatic Missions or failing them to consular offices in the capital of the infected country and shall be held at the dispo- sition of consular officers established in its territory.. To International Of· These notifications shall also be addressed to the International lice of Public Hygiene. Office of Public Hypene which shall communicate them immediately to all diplomatic mISSions or failing them; to the Consulates, in Paris, as well as to the---'principai public health authorities of the participat- ing countries. Those prescribed under Article I shall be addressed by telegram. Prklrityoftelegrams. The telegrams addressed by the International Office of Public Hygiene to the Governments of countries pai'ticipating in the pres-