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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.)
—At a meeting of the Boulder County Medical Society, in Longmont, December 8, Dr. Frank B. Stephenson gave a demonstration of the Mantoux test for tuberculosis, and Dr. Roy P. Forbes spoke on "Tuberculosis in Children."
Influenza in Denver.
—To safeguard patients against a wave of influenza, the Denver General Hospital, Denver, has been temporarily closed to visitors and all operative work other than emergencies has been canceled. More than 800 cases of influenza were reported by Denver physicians alone during November, the bulletin of the local health department pointed out. The disease has not been severe nor the prostration great. Fifty-three deaths from all forms of pneumonia and seven deaths from influenza were reported during
Medical News. JAMA. 1932;99(26):2189-2192. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740780041017