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February 19, 1955

World-Atlas of Epidemic Diseases. Second Part [to be in 4 issues], First Issue

JAMA. 1955;157(8):690. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950250064031

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Abstract

Two years have elapsed since the publication of part 1 of this atlas based on the work done by German epidemiologists during World War II under the direction of Dr. H. Zeiss of the University of Berlin. This first issue of part 2 consists of unbound pages perforated for later inclusion in a binder. The text for each disease considered is written in both German and English, by a different author for each subject, with a list of references at the end. The text is printed on pages measuring 14.75 by 18.5 in. (37.47 by 46.99 cm.) and each accompanying map is a gate fold measuring 18.5 by about 27 in. (46.99 by 68.58 cm.). The main map is multicolored and shows areas of endemicity, routes of importation, and other important data. This is supplemented on the back by smaller, shaded maps indicating features peculiar to the disease or its

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