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October 13, 1923

Medical News

JAMA. 1923;81(15):1290-1294. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650150044018

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of mori or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Mild Case of Plague.  —The case of bubonic plague reported in The Journal, October 6, p. 1212, originated in Monterey County. The attack was mild, Dr. W. H. Kellogg of the state board of health announces, and the patient, an American, has fully recovered.


Donation to Medical Musem.  —Dr. James Moores Ball, Jr., St. Louis, has presented his collection of ophthalmic specimens to the Army Medical Museum, Washington. The collection includes a large number of original drawings of external ocular diseases, photographs, pathologic preparations of eye diseases, microscopic sections, eye instruments, rare ophthalmic literature, copies of well known ophthalmic atlases and many portraits of past leaders in ophthalmology.


Illegal Practitioner Fined.  —According to reports,

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