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December 13, 1930

Medical News

JAMA. 1930;95(24):1840-1843. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720240050021

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State-Wide Campaign Against Tuberculosis.  —The first of the antituberculosis clinics to be held by the state health department in cooperation with the county physicians and the county health department was held, November 3, in Montgomery. This marks the opening of the state-wide campaign against tuberculosis, in which an effort will be made to locate all tuberculous persons and provide needed treatment. The work will be under the direction of Dr. Daniel G. Gill, Montgomery, head of the bureau of communicable diseases of the state health department, assisted by Drs. S. B. McPheeters and Thurston D. Rivers, who will have charge of the clinics. The next clinic will be held in either Lee or Macon County. The purpose

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