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May 8, 1926

Medical News

JAMA. 1926;86(19):1459-1463. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670450051019

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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.)


State Medical Election.  —At the annual meeting of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, April 27-30, Dr. Aaron L. Harlan, Alexander City, was elected president; Drs. George A. Cryer, Anniston, Thomas Joseph Dean, Union Springs, Victor H. Williams, Jasper, and Kossuth A. Mayer, Lower Peach Tree, vice presidents; Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, assistant secretary, and Dr. Jacob U. Ray, Jr., Woodstock, treasurer.


Vaccination in Los Angeles.  —More than 300,000 persons were vaccinated against smallpox by the Los Angeles City Department of Health between January 1 and March 6; of this number at least 120,000 were pupils in the public schools; 65,000 employees in industry, and 5,000 inmates of institutions.

Society News.  —Dr. Victor G.

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