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Dr. Bolten in Charge of Quarantine Activities at Puerto Rico
Dr. Joseph S. Bolten, medical director, U. S. Public Health Service, has been relieved at Boston and assigned to San Juan, P. R., to assume charge of quarantine and relief activities there and to serve as director of Public Health Service District No. 6. He will also serve as liaison officer between the Puerto Rican Health Department, U. S. Army, Public Health Service and Insular Health Departments.
Changes in Department of Agriculture
Stanley B. Fracker, Ph.D., chief of the division of plant disease control of the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, U. S. Department of Agriculture, has been appointed research coordinator on the staff of Eugene C. Auchter, Ph.D., agricultural research administrator. Dr. Fracker will coordinate research dealing with plant diseases and insects affecting plants and animals and review plant pest control programs. He will be succeeded in the
Government Services. JAMA. 1942;119(11):896. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830280042018