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October 10, 1908

THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON TUBERCULOSIS.

JAMA. 1908;LI(15):1237-1239. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540150041007

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Abstract

Another International Congress on Tuberculosis has become history and as a most noteworthy feature the fact will be noted that it was free from those sensational features which made the London and Paris congresses famous; a careful censorship kept down the exploitation of "startling discoveries" by the uninitiated to legitimate limits and the "filtrate" of the congressional deliberations which has reached the public will undoubtedly exert a beneficial effect in furthering a much better and clearer understanding of a subject in which the public is so vitally interested. With the ever-growing attention of the public to questions of private and public hygiene this point is of no small consequence and it may be justly said that this congress has achieved signal success in this direction. The campaign of education, which has become international in extent, has had its effect and the thousands who crowded the exhibit halls and meetings showed

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