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October 12, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;71(15):1235-1239. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600410057015

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; SUCH AS relate TO SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, NEW HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, ETC.)


Medical Society Meeting Deferred.  —After a consultation with the executive officers of the Third District Medical Society, it was decided to defer the annual meeting until next year because of the disturbed conditions in the profession. The meeting was to have been held at Lonoke.

Quarantined on Account of Influenza.  —The town of Carlisle was quarantined, September 24, on the order of Dr. Jacob C. Geiger of the United States Public Health Service, on account of influenza, of which there were 125 cases on that date. The epidemic was traced to two sailors who had come to Carlisle on furlough from Boston. Lieut. A. M. Jones of the medical service was placed in charge of the situation by

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