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New Head of Coast Guard Medical Division
Rear Admiral Paul M. Stewart, formerly chief inspection officer, Office of the Surgeon General of the U. S. Public Health Service, has been appointed chief of the Coast Guard Medical Division. Dr. Stewart graduated at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1914 and has been a member of the U. S. Public Health Service since 1914.
Laboratory Aides Ill From Research
The U. S. Public Health Service has reported that in its research to determine a cure for Q fever 22 laboratory workers have been stricken, 5 are in hospitals and 1, a woman elevator operator aged 70, is near death, according to press reports March 3. Other new cases were "suspected" among the 100 employees at the laboratory at Bethesda, Md. The research has been going on since the end of the war. According to Dr. Charles Armstrong, chief of
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