First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, pages 128b-129a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrade Semashko or, in his absence, his acting deputy, People’s Commissariat for Public Health
Please let me know whether any cases of cholera or other infectious diseases have occurred in Moscow recently (especially in the last few days);
how many (if any);
what increase over earlier figures;
what measures of sanitary city cleaning or other sanitary measures have been decided upon (if any such decisions have been taken), and which have been carried out.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)