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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
—Dr. Watson H. Muffit, assistant resident physician of the Casualty Hospital, has resigned. His successor has not yet been appointed.—Dr. William C. Woodward has returned from a trip to the Canadian Northwest.
—Health inspectors who for the past month have been inspecting lunchrooms, hotels and other places where foodstuffs are prepared have submitted their report to the effect that the eating houses are now in excellent condition. The inspections will continue from time to time, and wherever the health regulations have been disregarded warrants will be obtained.
—According to the health and mortality record for the week ended September 5, there were 106 deaths and 111 births. Typhoid fever showed a slight decrease, there being 36 new cases reported and 30 patients discharged, bringing the total number of cases under treatment at the close of the week to 201. Five cases of
Medical News. JAMA. 1908;LI(12):1019-1024. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540120063012