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July 10, 1937

Government Services

JAMA. 1937;109(2):142. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780280048019

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Spotted Fever Vaccine  Spotted fever vaccine in sufficient quantities to vaccinate 1,387 persons has been supplied to the Rural Resettlement Administration by the Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Laboratory, Hamilton, Mont., according to the Health Officer. Vaccination is limited to persons living in zones having a high incidence of tick infestation in Montana, Oregon and Colorado.

Health Education Activities  As a part of its studies in the evaluation of health department procedures, the division of public health methods of the U. S. Public Health Service plans to undertake studies of the health education activities of health departments, according to the Health Officer. As a primary step, attention will be paid to the educational work of nurses and physicians in their contact with patients. An analysis will be made of the informational content of the contacts and also the educational methods followed in instructing patients, it was stated.

Entomologist Honored  Dr. Leland

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